This week on the podcast I share a talk I wrote in 2014, Spinning a Web: The Art of Learning.
With unschooling, learning often looks very different than what we’ve been taught to expect, so it can take a while to recognize it in action. And then it takes time to figure out how, as unschooling parents, we can actively support it.
First, we’ll take a look at the conventional approach to learning so we can compare it to unschooling and better understand the differences. Then we’ll talk about three ways we can support and encourage our children’s learning through unschooling, namely by:
- being open
- being patient, and
- being brave.
And then we weave it all together into a wonderful a-ha moment, after which unschooling really starts to shine!
Things mentioned in the episode
The Living Joyfully Network community
The Network is a wonderful online community for parents to connect and engage in candid conversations about living and learning through the lens of unschooling. Our shared goals are to embrace lifelong learning, develop strong and connected relationships with our children, and cultivate a thriving unschooling lifestyle in our families.
This month, our theme is The Treasure of Time and we’re exploring it through the lenses of expectations and flow.
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