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We Didn’t Do That In My Day

Yesterday morning, while I was at my favorite German bakery The Bread Basket, I overheard a snippet of conversation from a table of older gentlemen (the bakery is a favorite breakfast spot by many retirees and military in the community). They obviously had been discussing the federally assisted meal program known as the School . . . → Read More: We Didn’t Do That In My Day

What is Deschooling and Why It Is Important

I often receive emails like the following:

We have been homeschooling for X time and it is just not working. I read about unschooling and it really sounded like the way I would like my children to learn. We started unschooling X weeks ago and I feel like we are not doing anything. . . . → Read More: What is Deschooling and Why It Is Important

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