Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Unfortunate title, but decent article

'Unschooling' Lets Children Dictate Their Learning

'Unschooling' Lets Children Dictate Their Learning
CBS4 Miami Tue, 26 Oct 2010 19:53 PM PDT
Who needs textbooks and lesson plans? Some parents say children should decide what they learn, not teachers. That's the basis of a controversial educational philosophy known as "unschooling", a movement that's gaining traction across the country.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Changing Paradigms

Wonderful animated illustrations to Sir Ken Robinson's talk:

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

"Creating your own curriculum"

Creating your own curriculum, article by Kelly Loeper, Queen's University The Journal, September 21, 2010.

Unschooling, self-teaching or life learning—an educational philosophy where children don’t attend school but “learn through life”—is growing in popularity as an alternative to traditional blackboards and books

(The link was going around facebook, from Wendy Priesnitz, and I snagged it. —Sandra)