Posts tagged: unschooling homeschooling

April Episode of A Place at the Table Launched

By , April 18, 2019

Earlier this week I posted the April episode of A Place at the Table, the monthly family roundtable discussion we record and distribute to our Patreon patrons.

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We’re pretty happy about this month’s episode. We discussed Aly’s homeschooling experience and analyzed it from the luxurious position of hindsight. We reviewed the history of it, sought her opinion and feelings on the process, and assessed the outcome.

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Unschooling Without Commitment Seems Destined to Fail

By , March 19, 2013

“Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.” —Cicero

Even though Aly is in college now, I continue to think about unschooling quite often.

I have to admit, I sometimes question whether advocating unschooling is a wise idea or not.

I thoroughly believe in the concept, and have seen incredible success with it. However, there are two components that are, I feel, absolutely necessary: 1) an intelligent, curious child, and 2) intelligent, engaged parents. Without these two, unschooling will fail. Continue reading 'Unschooling Without Commitment Seems Destined to Fail'»

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