Thursday, August 31, 2017
Why Not Leave Education to the Experts?
My mother used to get asked, sometimes, if she was a teacher. Considering my sister and I weren’t going to school, the assumption ran that s...
Monday, July 31, 2017
In Defense of "Screens"
One of the most controversial topics I ever touch on is the issue of “screens.” There are a lot of strong feelings on the topic, but it prob...
Saturday, July 1, 2017
There’s an image I see going around Facebook a lot lately. Titled “Summer Rules,” it sets a long list of requirements that must be met befor...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Regulating Unschooling? Only If There's No Testing Involved
As unschooling in particular and homeschooling in general become ever more widespread, the rumblings of unease from everyone not unschooling...
Friday, April 7, 2017
There's No Such Thing As "Self-Taught"
The term “self-taught” is bandied about a lot in self-directed education circles. People learning outside the strictures of formal instituti...
Saturday, March 18, 2017
"That's Not Unschooling!" Tips on Sharing Unschooling Advice Kindly and Effectively
This post was originally published on Patreon in October 2016. Patreon is a crowdfunding platform I use which lets supporters like you pled...
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Unschooling Helps Raise Critical Thinkers
When asked what education is supposed to do, what it’s supposed to instill in the minds of growing humans, one of the most common answers is...
Monday, January 9, 2017
A Personal Manifesto On Learning Bravely
Most of what I share is advice and theory, deeply rooted in my personal experiences, but not often about my own learning journey. So as the ...
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