Do not train children in learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.” -Plato Self-directed education - or unschooling, as it’s commonly called - is a method of home… Continue reading What is Unschooling?
Month: May 2020
Happy Mother’s Day
Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there. Today is your special day! Because we are of the belief that, often, it takes a village, we also want to thank grandmothers, great grandmothers, aunts, godmothers, female guardians, sisters who are raising/guiding/mentoring their much-younger siblings, and anyone else that we may have missed. Thank… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day
7 Tips to Make it Through Pandemic Schooling
Once COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, back in March, schools shut down, college campuses became ghost towns, and, most states/districts have announced their transition to distance/virtual learning for the remainder of the school year. Although the U.S. was “late to the [pandemic] party”, we are feeling similar physical, mental, and financial effects as the rest… Continue reading 7 Tips to Make it Through Pandemic Schooling