homeschool: the project season
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homeschool: the project season

When you look at us right now, though we’ve just moved into a new home with a homeschool room, you’ll see unschooling. We’ve flipped the May switch. Fewer languages to study and more projects. Less sitting in one place or formal structure, but still lots of learning. At the end of April, I have them write … Continue reading

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two seasons in our home: formal studies and project-based learning (unschooling)

I cannot call myself a true unschooler because there is a season where I pull out the workbooks, insist on essay writing, exponents and French verb conjugations. True unschoolers don’t insist on anything prescribed. I’m sure I’ll change my approach again, but I think I’ve found myself a tried and true balance. One that provides a lot of … Continue reading