Author: Lucy AitkenRead
Seven Unschooling Principles to help you navigate screentime
There are some incredible unschooling principles that can help you celebrate and honour your child’s love of screens. Being in […]
6 bad reasons to embrace unlimited screen time in your unschooling home
1- You can’t figure out what to do with screen time, you have conflicted thoughts, so you take the path […]
What is meant by de schooling?
Deschooling is divesting from the School Fixated Society – both its mythology and practice. It is about deprogramming our minds […]
How is unschooling different from homeschool?
I watched Ramona learn to swim when she was four. We were at that very campground on a little family […]
What it means to unschool?
The supermarket checkout worker asks why Ramona, 10, wasn’t at school. “We don’t go to school” she replies, nonchalantly, packing […]
Unschooling, Chores and Pocket Money!
Right now this minute my nine year old, fully unschooled daughter Juno is cleaning the walls. We are about to […]
What are the essential aspects of self directed learning?
For a year now we’ve held a Self Directed Learning group at our home every Tuesday. It’s a day where […]
Are unschooled kids successful?
One of the big questions parents want the answer to when they are considering pulling their kids out of school […]
The difference between unschooling and radical unschooling
Once you’ve entered the radical world of unschooling you realise that, even in this passionate movement of families raising their […]
From unschooling Misfit to Movershaker
Say hello to the Rebel Outcast archetype Many of the parents who are drawn to unschooling tend to be […]
Deschooling our bodies
Akilah S Richards defines deschooling as “shedding the programming and habits that resulted from other people’s agency over our time, […]
Learning to read without panic requires de-centering literacy
One of the most controversial opinions I have is that de-centering literacy is essential in our quest for a thriving […]
Six Unschooling Archetypes – the doorways and the mirrors
I was an incorrigible non-parent. I had all sorts of ideas – no child of mine would ever sleep in […]
What is the School Wound
Some of us get sweaty palms and short of breath when that musty smell of the school corridor hits our […]