See Also: Self-Directed Learning
Article: Unschooling the Gifted Child: Defining the Challenge from Within
by Lisa Rivero
A to Z’s Home’s Cool
Go to the list on the left, look for homeschool methods and click on unschooling
This mom of six offers her insights blog-style, (which are archived and listed by category) and which are mostly based on activities she has shared with her children. What’s great is that she gives step-by-step information and photographs that illustrate each step, as well as links to videos related to the topic or activity for each blog entry.
Freedom to Learn: Articles by Peter Gray (Via Psychology Today Online)
Several articles about unschooling and those who do it, including these below, which are informal studies of unschoolers:
What Leads Families to Homeschool, Report I
What Leads Families to Homeschool, Report II
The Challenges of Unschooling: Report III from the Survey
How to Be a Good Unschooler by Pam Sorooshian
13 ways to be a good unschooling parent are listed and explained here in this loving advice from one who has been there.
John Holt and Growing Without Homeschooling
Articles and resources for ‘unschooling’
Jon’s Homeschool Website (Unschooling page)
Leaping From the Box
Many resources in all subject areas for homeschooling or unschooling families
The Natural Child Project
Articles, resources, philosophy of and how to do attachment parenting and unschooling or natural learning in your family.
On Unschooling and Learning – Articles by Pam Sorooshian
Good thoughtful lists on Reasons for Homeschooling, Principles of Unschooling, and more.
Radical Unschooling by Sandra Dodd
Blog, articles, unschooling news and other topics from links on this page.
The Unschool Forum (Santa Cruz)
Connect with other unschoolers in Santa Cruz and post on their forum
News, articles, networking, resources, GWC info, and more.
See also the essay:
Unschooling the Gifted Child: Defining the Challenge from Within, by Lisa Rivero
Check out their sections: Support Groups (listed by state) Articles, Resources, a list and explanation of 10 basic homeschooling methods, and a “Store” section to purchase “unschooling” logo clothing and other items for all members of the family.
Offers audio talks, reviews, magazine, consulting services, and other support for unschooling families.
With a Thiel grant, Dale Stephens has started a movement for ‘unschooling’ college, which can include ‘learning by doing’ or real-life learning, as well as other types of learning, along with de-emphasizing traditional classroom learning in colleges.
See a video with Dale speaking to CNN here
Read an article on CNN here
ZTC Zero Tuition College
“Free website that supports self-directed learners who are purposefully skipping college. We connect students with experienced mentors, with each other, and with inspiring assignments.”