Guest Blogger, Susan Walker, shares her 4th Deschooling (Un)Lesson: Radical Love
In this 3rd Installment of Susan Walker’s Deschooling series, she shares some wisdom with newer unschoolers. Always remember when you’re deschooling – things change!
Guest Blogger, Susan Walker, is back with Part 2 of her deschooling journey, specifically peeling back the layers of what it means when we say we’re fine with everyone being unique. (It can be harder than you think!)
Susan Walker shares part one of her deschooling journey with her son. Hearing the details will be so reassuring to many of you!
So what do you DO if you’re not working your way through a curriculum? I’m so glad you asked! Here are my suggestions…
by Issa Waters You’ve heard of unschooling, and you are ready to choose it for your family. You might even have started calling yourselves unschoolers already. But there’s this other word tripping you up. Deschooling. Deschooling is the first step to unschooling. Sadly, it’s often overlooked. Without deschooling parents have a much harder time unschooling. Read More
All kids can thrive with unschooling. But some PARENTS may have a rougher time embracing it. Many ask “how hard is unschooling?” and wonder how hard it would be for them. Let’s look at it all together.
Deschooling is a word that’s often tossed about in homeschooling/unschooling circles. But before long, it’s relegated to the back burner when worries about curriculum choices, ACT/SAT tests, or “gaps” appear in the kids’ learning. When people first leave the school system, I think one of the hardest things to do is relax into this new Read More
How Do Busy Moms learn about deschooling? 10 PRACTICAL Tips to show you how!
The learning curve can be steep as we try to embrace so many new concepts about learning and parenting. But fear not! We have 10 PRACTICAL solutions that can really help your days go more smoothly. And remember, everyone doesn’t always do this perfectly! We have our “off days.” But you dust yourself off, make Read More
1. Focus on Learning Instead of Teaching When you notice that you’re thinking about planning lessons, turning interesting movies into “educational experiences,” creating a cute school room in your house – these are all examples that you’re losing touch with the most important focus: The Learner and their learning. What interests them? What brings them Read More
“Buy this, and your kids will be smarter!” “Use this, you’ll be more organized!” “Get this series and you will unleash their inner genius!” Or something like that. Ahh… the lure of curriculum. Marketing has targeted our community for some time now. Advertisers realize that while we are an independent lot, we still harbor a Read More