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Radical Unschooling: the Negative Post

Years ago, I wrote a blog post called Intro to Radical Unschooling. In it, I described some of the things I like about radical unschooling. I said I’d write another blog post addressing negative things I don’t like about it. Finally, this is that post. Why Now? I heard of radical unschooling in 2007 at a […]

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 […]

My Blog was nominated for a Homeschool Blog Award!

My blog was nominated for a Homeschool Blog Award! It’s under the category: Best Current Events, Opinions, or Politics Blog. It’s great to have my unschooling blog nominated. And honestly I’ve really been wanting to merge social awareness and action with the freedom of homeschooling. As Marianne Williamson said: “There is no single effort more […]

My advice to a mom considering unschooling

I got an e-mail from a mom considering unschooling but feeling uncertain with doubts. I wrote her back with encouragement, reasons to unschool, and advice on how to get started unschooling. I asked if I could share our e-mails on my blog and she said: “I would love for you to share our dialogue with […]

Intro to Radical Unschooling

Something that’s been new for me since I got onto the national unschooling conference scene two years ago is the term and philosophy of radical unschooling. It’s based on the idea that unschooling trusts children and gives them freedom in learning and education: radical unschooling gives them the same freedom in every other area of their […]