Guest post by Pam Sorooshian.
Unschooling is both easy and difficult to describe. The easy answer is that unschooling means “not schooling,” but it is a lot harder to explain what we do instead of schooling. Unschooling means not depending on the usual school methods. It means no lesson plans, no curriculum, no assignments, no quizzes or tests, no required memorizing, and no grades. It means that the parent does not become the child’s schoolteacher – it means not creating a miniature classroom in the home. Instead, unschoolers focus on living a rich and stimulating life together. Seriously, that’s it.
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