Drawing from 22 years experience as a homeschool support group leader, counselor and the mother of a homeschooled son, Ms. Nagasako shows you can provide a robust education tailored to your child and still have lots of time to enjoy family life together.
Homeschooling with Gentleness
A Catholic Discovers Unschooling
by Suzie Andres
"Suzie Andres' wise and witty little book is, as billed, a gentle approach to home schooling. Any reader who comes to this subject with fears will have them quickly allayed by the bright and positive discussion."~Ralph McInerny, noted Thomistic philosopher and public speaker.
Unschooling: the Movie
Lee Stranahan's film to show a little bit of what unschooling is about: a film based on the Stranahan family's personal experience, as well as talks with Sandra Dodd (above), her family and other unschoolers.
in the Middle Ground
Letting children do nothing is as extreme as letting them do
everything. Doing everything for them is as wrong as doing nothing
for them. By Sandra Dodd, HEM N/D 03.
Steps to Unschooling
How unschoolers can be so certain about something that seems
so counter intuitive to everything we've picked up about how
kids need to learn. Joyce Kurtak Fetteroll, HEM J/F 00.
An Interview with Laura Grace Weldon
Our long-time HEM "Questions and Answers" columnist, Laura Weldon, is now the author of a wonderful recently published book, Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything. She shares research on how we all learn, ways we can connect with others, ideas for helping to create a nurturing community for our children, and insights from homeschoolers around the world.
This is the unschooling "office" of Sandra Dodd, of
Albuquerque. Mother of three.
Radio Free School
An all-volunteer weekly radio show by, for and about un-schoolers.
Select a show, and on the show's page, at the very bottom, click
on "download" or "pls" to listen. Shows are
about 30 minutes long.
Unschooling List FAQ
Kathy Wentz put this page together to cover some of the things
you might have always wanted to know about unschooling and the
unschooling email list but were afraid to ask.
By Billy Greer. At one time they were just two terms for the
same thing, so the question was like asking what the difference
is between a car and an automobile.
What Is, and Isn't Unschooling
Unschooling isn't so much a method, as it is a way of looking at learning. It's seeing the learning in everything. To me, it's much more than just dropping the curriculum, although that's an excellent place to start.
What is Unschooling?
In this video, Dayna discusses “What is Unschooling?” There is still a lot of confusion about what is unschooling. She’ll discuss passion-driven learning, how children actually learn, as well as why schools were first created. "Education is not the goal of unschooling..."
Karen Gibson explains, "I find that one of the hardest things
with unschooling is learning to trust that your child will learn
what he needs to know for his own life, in his own time frame."
This delightful book by the influential author of How Children Fail and How Children Learn shows how children learn to read, write, and count in their everyday life at home and how adults can respect and encourage this wonderful process.
This book addresses and summarizes dozens of concerns and puzzlements about whether and how children can learn without schooling.
The Unschooling Unmanual
by Nanda Van Gestel et al
A unique and empowering book about the growing trend of unschooling. It is the book to give to doubtful or fearing partners and family as well as anyone considering or interested in this life." - Dayna Martin, Unschooling America.