The pupil becomes the teacher as children activate the self-directed form of education called unschooling
BY ERIN FORE
I didn't make my kids learn anything," Leslie Moyer explained as she nibbled nonchalantly on a scone.
"Well, I did make suggestions. For example, multiplication tables seem to be the question that always pops up. My son is one class shy of a math degree and he doesn't have his multiplication tables memorized." Her son, Matt, is 22.
This methodology, called "unschooling," is considered perhaps the most radical approach to homeschooling—yet it is one of the fastest, if not the fastest growing concept within alternative education.