Life-learning while being an “au-pair” in Australia

This blog post features a student who is doing an “au-pair” program in Australia, where she is assisting a home-schooling family with their children in exchange for room and board. Her report illustrates how she weaves online courses, literature, botany … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Cultural Studies, Crafts and Pets guide learning in a Life-long unschooler’s life

Our high school student Austin Hildebrand has been homeschooled all of his life. He has used his heritage and interests to guide his learning. Here’s his thoughts on his experience. “Being homeschooled is by the far the best gift one … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Ripple effects in learning

In education, learning about one topic has a ripple effect across all spheres of knowledge. As advocates of unschooling, we don’t push students to learn specific subjects separately from each other. The underlying assumption in unschooling is that nothing exists … [CLICK TO READ MORE]