Two children, brothers, just a couple of years apart. The boy on the left is a reader. A writer. An artist. Take the mathematical proficiency out (not his jazz), and… MoreThis is why standardised testing is hurting our children
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We’re taught very early on in life that ‘fitting in’ is a key strategy for making our way in the world. No one explicitly tells us this, but it quickly… MoreUnschooling dissolves the need for children to ‘fit in’
In a few short months our little one will officially be school age. If we were enrolling her in a classroom her day-to-day life would undergo some fundamental shifts: From… MoreThis is how a five year old’s life changes when they start school
Imagine a childhood built on a foundation of choice and meaning. A childhood with the time and space you need to follow your interests and passions down rabbit holes. A… MoreImagine a childhood built on a foundation of choice and meaning
We can bundle our children into small rooms and push what someone has decided they should know at them, or we can open a door to the real world and… MoreUnschooling can end ‘the way things have always been done’
The statistics vary, but somewhere between 70% and 85% of people globally are unhappy in their job. That means most working people spend most of their waking hours doing something… MoreWhy are generations of children growing up believing it’s normal to work without meaning?
“Albert Einstein went through the school system, and the rest is history. Can you imagine how different the story might have been if his parents had kept him at home… MoreThank goodness Albert Einstein wasn’t unschooled!
You will make mistakes. You will have regrets. You will question yourself. You will drop the ball. You will blame yourself. You will surprise yourself. You will be stronger than… MoreYou will make mistakes, you will have regrets, and you will be ok