My Kids’ Unschooling Sagas
The sequence of events that led to having our kids leave school, and the major self-initiated projects they engaged in when they were directing their own education. Click the highlighted title to open up the post…
F**k Math – Our son Eric’s increasing trouble doing math problems that eventually poisoned the school environment for him.
Prescription for Education – Giving our son Eric Adderall in an attempt to keep him functional in a school environment that was profoundly wrong for him.
Crying on the Curb – Attempting to practice tough love and finally throwing in the towel and pulling Eric of school.
Taking Eric out of School – Pulling Eric out of school in the middle of 8th grade and wrestling with what to do next.
Becoming your Genuine Self – An “interview” with my son Eric.
Massively Multiplayer on the World Wide Web – My kids discover a developmental world in multiplayer role-playing gaming on the Internet.
Cross Country Train – Eric takes his grandma Jane cross country on the train.
Camps, Cons & Compasses – My kids focus their energies on building youth communities.
Techies - Eric and three friends start a business.
Adventures of an Unschooler on the Virtual High Seas – Emma cuts her teeth as a writer of fantasy fiction weaving her characters into a collective story with others on the web.
Mom & Pop Coffee Shop – Emma finds jobs to push her developmental envelope.
The Unschool Pursuit of French – Emma & friend pursue fluency in the French language wide and far.
Unschooling Rather than Highschooling – A summation of my kids’ major unschooling projects during the years they would conventionally be going to high school
Un-College – My kids’ major learning project done instead of going to college