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May 05

Guerrilla Learning: How to Give Your Kids a Real Education With or Without School

GUERRILLA LEARNING IS CREATING A HOME ENVIRONMENT THAT FILLS YOUR CHILD WITH THE JOY OF LEARNINGLet your daughter read her library books instead of finishing her homework . Ask your eleven-year-old’s beloved third grade teacher to comment on his poetry. Invite a massage therapist to dinner because your daughter wants to go to massage school …

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May 05

Radical Unschooling – A Revolution Has Begun

Radical Unschooling is a progressive parenting philosophy, which includes children learning at home. It is different from homeschooling in that children are not forced to follow curriculum lessons and tests. Radical Unschooling philosophy focuses on trust of a child’s innate ability to learn without coercion and invites children to explore their passions. The parent’s role …

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May 04

Born To Learn: Unschooling In the New Paradigm

Do you have a gut feeling that maybe the school system is not what your child needs? Do you feel as though your family has broken down and you are all unhappy? Are you looking at alternatives but having trouble finding the right support?  Do you struggle with feelings you have about raising your child …

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May 04

Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life

Our children spend their days being passively instructed, and made to sit still and take tests—often against their will. We call this imprisonment schooling, yet wonder why kids become bored and misbehave. Even outside of school children today seldom play and explore without adult supervision, and are afforded few opportunities to control their own lives. …

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May 03

Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book Of Homeschooling

Today more than one and a half million children are being taught at home by their own parents. In this expanded edition of the book that helped launch the whole movement, Pat Farenga has distilled John Holt’s timeless understanding of the ways children come to understand the world and added up-to-the-moment practical advice. Rather than …

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May 02

Christian Unschooling : Growing Your Children in the Freedom of Christ

Finally, a Christian homeschooling book that allows you to think outside the box.Christian Unschooling: Growing Your Children in the Freedom of Christ utilizes the essays of Christian, unschooling parents from across the United States and Canada to reveal a new way of homeschooling-one that is respectful of the child, the parents and the way God …

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May 02

Learning All The Time

The essence of John Holt’s insight into learning and small children is captured in Learning All The Time. 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 …

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May 01

The Unschooling Happiness Project: A Guide to Living A Happy and Fulfilling Life Through Love and Creativity

Unschooling means so much more than a hands-on, child-directed, and experience-based way of learning. It doesn’t describe a specific alternative to schooling. It just gets schooling out of the way so various unique dynamic personal creative ways of growing up, living, participating, and contributing to communities can develop. When I say “unschooling,” I really mean …

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Apr 30

Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything

Free Range Learning presents eye-opening data about the meaning and importance of natural learning. This data-from neurologists, child development specialists, anthropologists, educators, historians and business innovators-turns many current assumptions about school-based education upside down. The book’s factual approach is balanced by quotes and stories from over 100 homeschoolers from the U.S., Canada, Germany, Australia, Ireland, …

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Apr 30

Unschooling Wins the Race

By conventional measurements (mandatory academic testing), my unschooling daughter ranks at least two grade levels ahead of her schooled peers. How did she accomplish that without school lessons? I suggest that unschoolers are on to something.I suggest that conventional schooling holds kids back. Schooling keeps kids busy: Busy sitting in desks; Busy “staying out of …

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