The unschooling philosophy
How unschooling works
How to unschool
Is this unschooling?
Listening to your heart
Learning versus teaching
What is the role of the unschooling parent?
Why I chose unschooling
What's the difference between eclectic and unschooling?
No right or wrong way to unschool
What is a day in the life of an unschooler like?
Responding to doubters
"What, no school today?" and other pesky questions.
How to respond to negative relatives
Why school seems to make sense
How do I stop wanting to see structured learning?
What about testing? I want to know how well they're doing?
I resort to workbooks sometimes when I get panicky about unschooling
My kids want to go back to the structured learning we used to do
Why schools use the methods they do
Children as Products of Education
Why You Can't Let Go
Learning to read
My 6 yo isn't reading yet
Reading isn't natural. It needs taught.
Why are there illiterates if reading is natural?
Phonics is (not) necessary for reading
What if there's a reading problem?
The thought of teens just starting to read gives me the chills
The senselessness of school math
It's important for my kids to learn to write well
So learning about Columbus is a waste of time?
They need to learn to take tests
School things they'll miss out on
Do unschoolers use workbooks and textbooks?
Will they learn all they need to know?
Supporting versus pushing interests
What if they aren't interested in learning?
I don't know enough to answer their questions
All they want to do is play
He hates to do work
How do you motivate them to learn?
Some knowledge shouldn't be left up to chance
The high school years
Will unschoolers get into college?
The early years are the most important
They're 2 years from college and their skills aren't good enough
All my son wants to do is play video games
My son plays Nintendo all day
I can't condone ultra violent games like Grand Theft Auto
Arguments against the arguments against TV
TV and other addictions
If I let them they'd watch TV all day long
No child can benefit from watching all the TV they want
How can TV in any amount be okay?
There are much better things they could do than watch TV
TV values supplanting parents' values
Letting go of TV controls didn't work
Other comments about TV