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Unschooling? How Will They Learn?

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?” Often, those questions are a reflection of how little the adult asking remembers of what they learned during their own time in school. I’ve sometimes asked why...

Transitioning from Unschooling to College

My name is Autumn Slage and I am 17 years old. My family and I began our Unschooling journey in the Summer of 2006, just as I was starting the 7th grade. Unfortunately, my 7 previous years included: Control, fear and lack of imagination. As you can probably guess, I am talking about the public school system. I could probably take up pages on how the public schools affected my life negatively and mentally on a day to day basis...

Unschooling Voices

Just a quick reminder for those who still have posts to submit…there’s a week left before the next issue of Unschooling Voices main page. Summer at Wired For Noise is hosting this issue (thanks Summer!). If you’re interested in hosting an issue on your blog, let me know. For details about this issue, ot to read past issues, check out the Unschooling Voices main page. Thanks! Tags:...

Unschooling Voices #13

Unschooling Voices #13 has been posted. The link and details for participating in edition #14 can be found at theUnschooling Voices main page. If anybody is interested in hosting an edition on their blog, please let me know. Tags: Unschooling Voices Related posts Unschooling Voices (1) Unschooling Voices...

Unschooling Voices

Just a mid-month reminder to send in your entries in for the next edition of Unschooling Voices. Click the link for details.If you want to submit using blogcarnival.com, we have a widget in the left sidebar or you can email:unschoolingvoices AT yahooAlso, if you’re interested in hosting, please leave a comment! Tags: Unschooling Voices Related posts Unschooling Voices #13 (0) Unschooling...

Unschooling Voices: blogcarnival.com, future hosts...

For some strange reason, I haven’t been able to log into blogcarnival.com for a long time. After a few back and forth e-mails with someone, I was finally able to get into my account and start updating the Unschooling Voices page over there.If you’d like to be included in the current edition, please send it to unschoolingvoices AT yahoo.com, before the end of this month. The more the merrier! Click on the...

Unschooling Voices #11

Happy New Year and welcome to Unschooling Voices #11! This edition has 11 participants and 13 submissions. Take your time and stop by all these great blogs. Leave a comment while you’re there and tell them we sent you! Pam Genant over at Meanderings of a Gentle Gull shares her unschooling journey with us by telling us what brought her and her family to unschooling. She also posted about something that comes up a lot on...

Unschooling Voices Update #2

I;m really swamped here and I am not going to have this edition ready any time soon. We didn’t have as many submissions as usual, maybe vecause of the upcoming holidays, so I’m going to push back edition #11 until January 1. feel free to keep sending your submissions in. I probably won’t be around much until after the holidays. This is the first year without mom (today is 5 months and I’m feeling it)...

Unschooling Voices #11 update

Yes, I know yesterday was the first. lol Give me a couple of days and Unschooling Voices #11 will be ready for your reading pleasure. If anybody still wanted to submit something-feel free. If it doesn’t make it into this edition, I’ll save it for the next one.

Stats for Unschooling Voices #10

Just a little FYI to all the blogs who participated in this edition of Unschooling Voices (#10). According to the mybloglog stats, from November 1-4, 1,439 people viewed Unschooling Voices #10. As far as outgoing links (people that clicked on a blog link), because I use the free version they only show me the top ten, but those ten accounted for 617 outbound links. According to Google Analytics, there have been 1,799 views for...