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Freedom in Education

Summer is coming to a close, and the planning for next year is (basically) complete. I’ve organized and reorganized, printed more pages that I care to count (if you don’t have a continuous feed set up on your printer, you’re doing it wrong), and purchased far too many supplies. 520 more words

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Home education: Welcome to my life

I’ve spent the last week in a very temperamental part of Wales for the annual Home Educators seaside festival that takes place around July-August every year in the UK. 2,423 more words

Childhood

An Ordinary Girl

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She stood in one corner –shivering. Her blouse was missing; her soiled undergarment lay near her feet.
“There she is!”, the teacher pointed to her near-naked figure. 2,072 more words

Daughter

Six Months Later...

It occurred to me this morning that we are now exactly 6 months into this unschooling journey. How did that happen?! It still feels so new. 778 more words

Unschooling

The strangest species called Parents and children

”We have had an experience, which we don’t want our kids to have, but the kids want to plunge into the same experience again… I suppose this is what generation gap is”, A parent.

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Learning And Unlearning

Farm Fresh

I’ve decided–for the summer at least–to plan 1 field trip per week. It can be local or within a few hours drive, free or at least not ludicrously expensive. 731 more words

Unschooling