Unschooling

Posts related to how kids learn and what they learn

Introverted Unschooling

It's not that we don't enjoy visiting and going out, we do, it's just that we enjoy staying at home too. Late morning and my 9 year old is reading a novel beside me on the couch and my 6 and 3 year old are playing quietly in the play area with the marble run. The 4...

Unschooling Reading Resources

I'm always on the lookout for good unschooling reading resources. The big question to consider when strewing any resources is how do your kids learn? I'll be upfront and say that I do very little actual teaching to read and my biggest role was to offer the boys...

How Can Kids Learn About Money Without Allowance?

At this point, we don't give our children allowance. Partially because our budget doesn't allow for it and partially because we don't see a need for it.  The most common objection we hear regarding this decision is "But how can  kids learn about money without...

Do We Need a Common Skillset to Live in Society?

  How do you establish a common baseline as what skills are necessary to survive and contribute to society? Also, how do you determine how a person meets those criteria in a timely fashion so the system is efficient? I agree that the system does a disservice to...