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Positive unschooling article…

Filed at 10:16 pm under by Tim Haas

This article attempts to explain the difference between unschooling and homeschooling…

“Is your mom your teacher?” they ask my daughter when she says she is homeschooled. “No, I teach myself,” she says. It is a comment that confuses most people.

One Response to “Positive unschooling article…”

Comment by
Tim Haas
December 28th, 2004
at 8:05 am

Holt didn’t coin the word “unschooling” to describe child-led learning — it was simply his word for “not going to school”. (Remember the un-cola?) It has taken on the more narrow meaning over time.

Otherwise a pretty decent explanation of the method.