Monday, April 30, 2018
Feedback vs Criticism: the Importance of Learning with Consent
When it comes to self-directed learning, one of the biggest concerns brought up by those not practicing it is the perceived lack of teaching...
Monday, March 12, 2018
What Makes Unschooling Successful? Advice From Grown Life Learners
I’m delighted to be sharing some words from fellow grown unschoolers today, something I’ve been wanting to do more of for a while now. For t...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Why Assigning Books or Reading Time is a Bad Idea
This post was originally shared on Patreon back in October. I can't emphasize enough how big a difference my monthly Patreon income, sm...
Thursday, January 4, 2018
My Favourite Novels of 2017
I think it’s fair to say 2017 has been a difficult year for a lot of us, both on the world stage and in our personal lives. And for me, no m...
Monday, November 20, 2017
Passion Doesn't Require Purpose
This post was originally published on Patreon , a crowdfunding platform that allows supporters to pledge a monthly amount of their choosing...
Monday, October 30, 2017
What I Learn: Unschooling as an Adult
I talk a lot about learning in a general sense, but sometimes people want to know a bit more about my learning, my experience as an adult un...
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...
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