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October 22, 2009:

Astra Taylor: Flimmaker talks about unschooling (1 Comment)Posted in: News by SoulRiser @ 7:41 PM

Would you let your kids stay home from school and teach themselves? Astra Taylor's parents did, and she grew up to be an indie filmmaker. Astra Taylor has a curious mind -- and a curiously educated mind. Taylor, a young indie filmmaker selected as one of Filmmaker magazine's 25 new faces to watch in 2006, […]

July 7, 2009:

Unschooling vs public schooling (9 Comments)Posted in: Commentary by SoulRiser @ 3:56 PM

Education From the Free Eye Written by Kevin Snavley All my life I have unschooled. The only thing that could be remotely considered school that I attended was pre-school, and of course, that was all fun and games. That was just life, how things were. I always wondered in the back of my head what […]

March 24, 2009:

Five-year-old hosts cooking show (5 Comments)Posted in: News by NewsBot @ 12:00 AM

Five-year-old Julian Kreusser is the product of unschooling , a style of home-schooling in which kids direct their own learning toward their particular interests. Julian's interests have included cooking since he was 3 years old , and a mere two years later he's the host of his own cooking show.On "Big Kitchen With Food," which […]

June 29, 2007:

US: Youth Rights Essay Contest (No Comments)Posted in: News by NewsBot @ 12:00 AM

Topic: Any youth rights issue you choose to write about.Deadline: August 15th, 2007Prize: $500 (if and only if your entry is selected for 1st place).Essays may be in the form of a well-researched paper, a well-reasoned persuasive argument, or an account of a personal experience. Choose one of the following topics to write about:At Home: […]

November 29, 2006:

Homeschoolers content to take Child's lead (2 Comments)Posted in: News by NewsBot @ 12:00 AM

CHICAGO, Nov. 23 - On weekdays, during what are normal school hours for most students, the Billings children do what they want. One recent afternoon, time passed loudly, and without order or lessons, in their home in a North Side neighborhood here.Hayden Billings, 4, put a box over his head and had fun marching into […]

January 27, 2006:

CNN reports on unschooling (1 Comment)Posted in: News by NewsBot @ 12:00 AM

It's a child's dream. Wake up whenever you want, with nobody telling you what to do and when to do it. And here's the kicker: No school to rush off to.Welcome to the world of "unschooling" -- an educational movement where kids, not parents, not teachers, decide what they will learn that day."I don't want […]

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