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How to Think Like An Unschooler

No matter our “homeschool style,” most of us center our homeschool on our children. Our common goal is to graduate children who are prepared for…

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What should Unschoolers do about High School Transcripts?

Here is an interesting set of articles on unschooling, creating high school transcripts, and getting into college: http://sandradodd.com/teen/college.html

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Posted in Art Computer Programs / Apps Eclectic High School History Math Music Science Unschooling

The Great Courses

The Great Courses offers DVD, Audio CD, and streaming courses taught by experts in their fields in a variety of subjects, including art, history, math,…

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DK Find Out – Online Resource for Ages 7 – 11

DKfindout! is an online resource for ages 7-11 featuring topics such as Science, Math, English, History, Geography, and the Human Body. It’s currently a work…

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Posted in Eclectic Math Unschooling

Should We Teach Math in the Younger Grades?

Here’s an interesting article on whether math should be taught prior to 6th grade: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/connect-creativity/201412/why-teaching-math-in-schools-is-counterproductive

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Project-Based Homeschooling: Mentoring Self-Directed Learners

Project-Based Homeschooling: Mentoring Self-Directed Learners by Lori Pickert 2012 Lori Pickert and her family began homeschooling when her sons were four and seven. Before homeschooling,…

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Posted in Eclectic The Homeschooling Life Unschooling

Worrying About Homeschooling

I don’t know if all homeschoolers worry, but I know I do. Something about taking the road less traveled makes it feel inherently risky, even…

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How Children Learn

It’s almost embarrassing to admit that I have been homeschooling for six years and never read a book by John Holt. Considered the father of…

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Posted in Eclectic Unschooling Why We Homeschool

The Beginner’s Guide to Unschooling

Knowing of my interest in unschooling, a friend sent me this link today: The Beginner’s Guide to Unschooling by Leo Babauta. He describes unschooling as…

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The Best Book on Homeschooling I’ve Ever Read

I don’t often reread books. As a book reviewer, I always seem to have more good books in my “to be read” pile than I…

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