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On this page, you will find links to a wide range of articles, that provide unique and helpful perspectives on learning.

“I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.”  ~Anna Quindlen

Articles:

Empowered Learning: Unschoolers Are In Charge of Their Education – Unschooled children are told they can learn what they want to, when they want to. That responsibility creates a crucial contrast to schools. Instead of passively receiving information, unschoolers know what they learn and when they learn it is their own responsibility.

YouTube and My Kid’s Education – By Asha Dornfest, Parent Hacks.  The surprising role YouTube plays as a source of educational material for the author’s son.

When Less is More: The Case for Teaching Less Math in Schools – by Peter Gray, in Psychology Today,


Books:

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink.  Includes some very favorable references to unschoolers and unschooling.

Secrets of a Buccaneer-Scholar: How Self-Education and the Pursuit of Passion Can Lead to a Lifetime of Success by James Marcus Bach.  An interesting and informative perspective on self-education.

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