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Interviewed for Radio Free School blog and re: unschoolers living and succeeding without college

I was recently interviewed on the Radio Free School blog as part of their series of interviews of grown unschoolers who also chose not to go to college. You can check-out the interview here. They’ve already interviewed Idzie who writes the blog “I’m Unschooled. Yes, I can write.” and Cameron Lovejoy who ran the Autodidact Symposium this year. (Now you can also […]

Announcing Worldschool Travel Tour: Japan in Summer, 2010!

(Please check-out the itinerary for this trip to see what sort of things we’ll do, plus see photos from the 2009 Japan trip here!) Experience Japan with Worldschool Travel Tours in summer, 2010 when the festivals are happening and fireworks are flying! This trip is especially for homeschooling and unschooling young adults and teens who […]

True freedom in life and education: doing what you really want

Something I really started thinking about when I was unschooling high school was the nature of true freedom. Basically, I came to the conclusion that lack of restrictions was not enough: to be truly free we need to know the truth and be able to do what we truly want deep down inside. Years later […]

Day One at Northeast Unschooling Conference and Untraditional Adult Paths Discussion

Just got back from the first day of the Northeast Unschooling Conference! Small turnout at my Travel Presentation but I think there will be a bigger crowd at the Untraditional Adult Paths discussion I’m leading with Idzie on Saturday 2-3pm. I noticed that my travel presentation was one of the first scheduled events and I […]

Worldschool Stories: Selling My Books at the Northeast Unschooling Conference

I put together a couple small books for the Northeast Unschooling Conference that include writings about unschooling, homeschooling and travel tales from around the world entitled: Worldschool Stories. One book includes the first rap/poem I performed, “Whole Education Without Getting Schooled”, my first speech One the Importance of Whole Soul Safety or The Real Reason to […]

My Unschooling and Trust Journey

In my last post I talked about how trust is key in unschooling. To learn to be free we need to trust ourselves even if things start out rough, and they certainly did when I started unschooling! “Decompression” is what unschoolers call it when you start unschooling and “do nothing” for awhile. My first several […]

Unschooler Peter Kowalke Interview about College

Eli Gerzon interviews Peter Kowalke creator of the Grown Without Schooling (2001) documentary about ten grown homeschoolers/grown unschoolers. He discusses his traumatic time at college and the challenges of being an unschooler in a schooled society.

Links to Successful Unschoolers

Links to websites and blogs by homeschoolers and unschoolers who are successfully running their own businesses thanks in part to their homeschooling and unschooling background.