It can be cool to ‘unschool’
Vaibhav Shastry, TNN | Apr 22, 2012,
The Times of India online
When Aditi Parekh ascended the stage at the TEDx conference, no one expected the teenager to have such an impact on the proceedings. Within moments of her talk, the entire audience was buzzing discussing the topic of her intriguing essay — the phenomenon of ‘Unschooling’.
Coined by prominent educator John Holt, unschooling refers to a philosophy that allows children to learn through natural experiences such as playing, responsibilities and social interaction, as opposed to the more conventional method of school educative systems.