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Leaping Blog Question – Is Unschooling Legal?

Another response to a question I received about unschooling. If you have your own question, click on the “Email Me Today” link on the right sidebar and send me your question.

Bmxbadgirl asks: Is unschooling legal? What about a diploma? or getting into college? How does all that work?

Yes, unschooling is . . . → Read More: Leaping Blog Question – Is Unschooling Legal?

Homeschooling Can Encourage Socialization

Yesterday I wrote about how some non-homeschooling individuals are still worried about homeschooling and socialization. Serendipitously, I just read an article by a Marisa Chow, a Contra Costa Times Teen Correspondent and a homeschooled teen in the Bay Area of California. In Teens: Home schooling aids, rather than inhibits, socialization, Marisa states:

Not . . . → Read More: Homeschooling Can Encourage Socialization

Interest-Led Learning

If you are looking for inspiration and information about Interest-Led Learning and Unschooling, check out this list of 50 favorite posts from 2011 on Christina Pilkington’s blog, Interest-Led Learning.

And don’t forget to check out the Unschooling articles on LeapingFromTheBox.com, including Unschooling High School and You Might Be An Unschooler If… . . . → Read More: Interest-Led Learning