Unschooling gives us the freedom to slow down and experience life at a pace that feels comfortable to each of us. The teen years in particular, are a time of exponential growth and change and so it is healthy for mind and body to take the time to be peaceful. Rest is a radical act.
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I am another you.
At the epicentre of unschooling is a ‘do no harm’ philosophy; or as the Mayan say to great each other: ‘In Lak’ech’, which means ‘I am Another You.’ And so we face the morning sun and greet the start of a new day, or we turn to our fellow human and say ‘In Lak’ech’. AndContinue reading “I am another you.”
It’s not just gaming…..
Part of an unschooling journey requires us to open our hearts and minds to the idea that all learning is equal – that there is no knowledge hierarchy. I used to think technology was the enemy of nature, of a wild & free childhood, but through relaxing into a trust and consent based relationship withContinue reading “It’s not just gaming…..”
The self-directed network
Self-directed learning is essentially about being curious about the world around you and then utilising all the resources at your disposal to discover more (experimenting\playing, reading books, watching you tube, making notes/sketches, finding people who enjoy the same thing as you or who know more, asking questions, taking online or RL classes etc). Children mightContinue reading “The self-directed network”
Love Vs Power
The dominant narrative in our culture is that we must use control to ensure our children grow up to be social and useful members of society. Our education system is a reflection of these social norms. . I am interested in how we can change this narrative; how we re-wild our own hearts with love,Continue reading “Love Vs Power”