The Unschooling Handbook: How to Use the Whole World As Your Child's Classroom (Google eBook)
To Unschoolers, Learning Is As Natural As Breathing
Did you know that a growing percentage of home schoolers are becoming unschoolers? The unschooling movement is founded on the principle that children learn best when they pursue their own natural curiosities and interests. Without bells, schedules, and rules about what to do and when, the knowledge they gain through mindful living and exploration is absorbed more easily and enthusiastically. Learning is a natural, inborn impulse, and the world is rich with lessons to be learned and puzzles to be solved.
Successful unschooling parents know how to stimulate and direct their children's learning impulse. Once you read this book, so will you!
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: The Unschooling Handbook: How to Use the Whole World as Your Child's ClassroomUser Review - Beth - Goodreads
I really loved reading this book about unschoolers. I made the decision a few years ago that I was going to homeschool my kids, but I had no idea where to start, what my options were, etc. I also had ... Read full review
Review: The Unschooling Handbook: How to Use the Whole World as Your Child's ClassroomUser Review - Bob Holt - Goodreads
A great overview. Not only helps you think "I can do this," but also "this is a good idea." Wish it was longer, with suggestions of more resources for particular situations. Also that it had been ... Read full review
Finding What You Need
CHAPTER THREETV or Not TV and Other Questions of Technology
CHAPTER FOURHow Can You Tell Theyre Learning?
An Unschooling Week Two
CHAPTER NINEThe Arts
CHAPTER TENChanges As Kids Grow Older
An Unschooling Week Three
An Unschooling Week One
CHAPTER FIVEReading and Writing
CHAPTER SIXMath and ProblemSolving
CHAPTER ELEVENPractical Considerations
CHAPTER TWELVECoping with Doubts and Challenges
CHAPTER THIRTEENIs Unschooling Contagious?