Guerrilla Learning: How to Give Your Kids a Real Education With Or Without School

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Wiley, Aug 20, 2001 - Education - 206 pages
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GUERRILLA LEARNING IS CREATING A HOME ENVIRONMENT THAT FILLS YOUR CHILD WITH THE JOY OF LEARNING

Let your daughter read her library books instead of finishing her homework . Ask your eleven-year-old’s beloved third grade teacher to comment on his poetry. Invite a massage therapist to dinner because your daughter wants to go to massage school instead of college. Give your child the freedom to pursue his interests, develop her strengths, cultivate self-discipline, and discover the joy of learning throughout life.

If you’ve ever felt that your child wasn’t flourishing in school or simply needs something the professionals aren’t supplying, you’re ready to become a "guerrilla educator." Revolutionary and inspiring, Guerrilla Learning explains what’s wrong (and what’s useful) about our traditional schools and shows you how to take charge of your family’s education to raise thinking, creative young people despite the constraints of traditional schooling.

Filled with fun and exciting exercises and projects to do with children of all ages, this remarkable approach to childhood, education, and life will help you release your child’s innate abilities and empower him or her in the wider world that awaits beyond the school walls.

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Review: Guerrilla Learning: How to Give Your Kids a Real Education With or Without School

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

This book really encapsulates the way children learn and ways parents can help them find joy in learning. I love their working definition of an educated person: "...one who loves learning and is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

Mostly common sense, but some good stuff in here. It's strange how school systems follow curriculum rather than readiness cues, how acquiring skills outside the regular age range is considered a gauge ... Read full review

Contents

Real Education in
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Guerrilla Learning
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The Five Keys to Guerrilla Learning
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About the author (2001)

GRACE LLEWELLYN is the author of the classic Teenage Liberation Handbook and speaks widely on the subject of homeschooling.

AMY SILVER teaches parenting workshops. Her children have been homeschooled and have also attended traditional and alternative schools.

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