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Unschooling: A Lifestyle of Learning
by Sara McGrath
People who feel drawn to the philosophical ideals of unschooling often ask how to unschool. While acknowledging that each family approaches the unschooling lifestyle from a unique standpoint, I offer the details of my family's experiences, along with specific advice for meeting legal requirements without sacrificing your ideals.Let's imagine a life without school! In the a...more
Paperback, 106 pages
Published September 29th 2010 by Lulu.com
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She did a great job of sharing specific examples of how to encourage learning through "strewing" and just following your child's lead in authoring his or her own learning. A great first book about unschooling, with a lot of references. I am looking forward to reading from those whose unschooled children went to college, or started businesses, or earned employment, or maybe even went back to middle / high school after unschooling. Just curious for a wider breadth of experiences.
Lots of good info, but I think I would have gotten more out of it if she had older children. The author's oldest is only 8. I think at this stage in my journey I'm more interested in knowing how unschooled kids turned out after this "experiment." I still got quite a bit out of this book though.