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Yes we are unschooling and yes we have plans « echolage

Yes we are unschooling and yes we have plans « echolage | Unschooling | Scoop.it
A friend just posted about how she is using Five in a Row as her time to connect with her kids ,who are primarily unschooling and it got me thinking about how we are approaching this thing we call learning.
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Radio Free School: Unschooling 101. Take this Quiz.

Radio Free School: Unschooling 101. Take this Quiz. | Unschooling | Scoop.it
Unschooling/Natural Learning. Tantrum space for people who eschew factory learning in favour of unschooling, open source learning, community based, learning without school. Open season on all things we might bump up ...
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The case against college - Washington Post

The case against college - Washington Post | Unschooling | Scoop.it
The case against collegeWashington PostWhat Robinson doesn't mention is that there is an alternative: unschooling, and by extension, uncollege.
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How important is class size after all? - Washington Post (blog)

How important is class size after all? - Washington Post (blog) | Unschooling | Scoop.it
How important is class size after all?Washington Post (blog)At the other end of the theoretical spectrum from the “tell 'em and test 'em” theory lies “unschooling.” It dumps the whole idea of class size and everything that goes with it.
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School With No Teachers Fuels Debate - NBC Miami

School With No Teachers Fuels Debate - NBC Miami | Unschooling | Scoop.it
School With No Teachers Fuels DebateNBC MiamiIt is much closer to what in recent years has come to be known as "un-schooling" than it is to any other kind of alternative school. There are no teachers, no lesson plans, and no grades.
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Have Our Schools Reached Their Limits?

Have Our Schools Reached Their Limits? | Unschooling | Scoop.it
Have we reached the limits of our traditional school system's capacity to deal with the diversity of learners that come into our schools?
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UnCollege

UnCollege is a social movement supporting self-directed higher education.
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Unschooling Rules – Serious Games As Microcosms For Learning ...

Unschooling Rules – Serious Games As Microcosms For Learning ... | Unschooling | Scoop.it
Clark Aldrich's book Unschooling Rules -55 Ways to Unlearn What We Know About Schools and Rediscover Education is as much fun to read as playing Serious Games and his list of “55 rules that change our vision for schools” ...
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Great resources John!
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Ivan Illich: deschooling, conviality and the possibilities for informal education and lifelong learning

Ivan Illich: deschooling, conviality and the possibilities for informal education and lifelong learning | Unschooling | Scoop.it
RT @LukeMeddings: 'The pupil is ..."schooled" to confuse teaching with learning, grade advancement with education ...' Ivan Illich via http://t.co/oHdAuPQ...
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If You're Bored, Maybe You're Boring | SwissArmyWife

I’ve been meaning to touch on this subject for awhile now, but I’ve been hesitant. I’m not a gamer. I don’t feel drawn to playing video games like the rest of my family does, so I often feel a little at a loss to explain it.
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The World Is Our School | Learning by Land, Sea and Air | Unschooling and Deschooling Our Children | Roadschooling and Learning in Freedom

The World Is Our School | Learning by Land, Sea and Air | Unschooling and Deschooling Our Children | Roadschooling and Learning in Freedom | Unschooling | Scoop.it
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BEARTRAPS! (deschooling + child-led learning + critical thinking + a faulty chromosome)

"..today's students are not prepared to critically evaluate the information they find..." Hmm... I wonder WHY? Upon finally learning to speak, children inces...
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The Three R’s of Standardized Testing Season: Relentless, Remorseless, Regrettable

The Three R’s of Standardized Testing Season:   Relentless, Remorseless, Regrettable | Unschooling | Scoop.it
Look out, world!
If we don’t sharpen our #2 pencils and gear up for battle this spring, we’ll be in trouble.
Our principal and superintendent will ask questions.
Your parents will feel I’m not doing my job.
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Unschooling Conferences & Gatherings

Unschooling Conferences & Gatherings | Unschooling | Scoop.it
Maybe you’ve read about unschooling, talked to some unschooling parents online, asked questions, or read stories.
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NEW SCARE CITY: "The classroom on demand"

NEW SCARE CITY: "The classroom on demand" | Unschooling | Scoop.it
Even before the actual publication of his book Deschooling Society, Ivan Illich was growing concerned about the educational system's having set out to create a "global classroom." With traditional schooling itself being ...
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Yes we are unschooling and yes we have plans « echolage

Yes we are unschooling and yes we have plans « echolage | Unschooling | Scoop.it
A friend just posted about how she is using Five in a Row as her time to connect with her kids ,who are primarily unschooling and it got me thinking about how we are approaching this thing we call learning.
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Strewing: Unschooling Resources: Unschooling Moments of the Week - 2/4/11

Strewing: Unschooling Resources: Unschooling Moments of the Week - 2/4/11 | Unschooling | Scoop.it
Thought you might find this interesting John.
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The Right To Learn | The Big Ideas Global Summit 2011

The Right To Learn | The Big Ideas Global Summit 2011 | Unschooling | Scoop.it
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Daily Kos: Unschooling Rather Than Highschooling

Daily Kos: Unschooling Rather Than Highschooling | Unschooling | Scoop.it
To set the context for their unschooling experience, we pulled Eric out of school in February 2000 a month after his 14th birthday because it had become clear that he hated going to school and, being a total autodidact, ...
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Eclectic Homeschooling | VUAC Education

Eclectic Homeschooling | VUAC Education | Unschooling | Scoop.it
Somewhat closely associated to Eclectic Homeschooling is the concept of Unschooling. This method of education takes advantage of the fact that children are natural learners. Instead of setting a rigid structure, ...
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Unschooling? How Will They Learn?

Unschooling? How Will They Learn? | Unschooling | Scoop.it
It’s a question unschoolers hear relatively often. Grandparents, friends, sometimes neighbors ask “but if they don’t go to school, how will they learn …. to read? … to do math? … about history? What about social skills?
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Unschooling Ruminations

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A journey in natural learning...
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An Unschooling Life

An Unschooling Life | Unschooling | Scoop.it
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Roadschooling: The 5-Month Mark

Roadschooling:  The 5-Month Mark | Unschooling | Scoop.it
As our time in Central America draws to a close, we’re reflecting on our choice in 2010 to leave institutional schooling for a less structured, more relaxed life as an unschooling family.
What have been the benefits?
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Anthem

Anthem | Unschooling | Scoop.it
Andrea is her name.  She’s fifteen and sitting beside me at a computer in a windowless room, at least for now.  I’m only a volunteer and will have to leave her side in an hour, in order to go to my real job as a middle school secretary.
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Nature Deficit Disorder: Is It the New Black?

Nature Deficit Disorder:  Is It the New Black? | Unschooling | Scoop.it
We had a taste of natural, uncomplicated living when we visited Plumas County, California. It’s in the High Sierras, just south of Lassen Volcanic National Park.
It’s California, but not the California many people see on TV and in film.
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