Tag Archives: math

Unschooling and STEM Careers

You’ve probably noticed it. Your daughter loves playing with lego, taking apart appliances, building complicated computer programs, making potato guns and playing video games. She loves logic, order and computation. She is probably headed to a STEM career. STEM careers … Continue reading

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Real World Math

One of my young adult children posed the following question: “When I’m reading my credit card statements, do positive numbers represent money that I have, or money that I owe?” Then I realized that in finances, a negative number indicates … Continue reading

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Unschooling To University

Welcome to Unschooling to University!   Many unschoolers/self-directed learners often get asked the second most common question in home education, (after the one about socialization) which is “What about university?  Aren’t you messing up your child’s chances of eligibility?” This blog’s sole … Continue reading

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