Jae Williams is a former teacher and new unschooling dad of two young children. I first spoke to Jae when he was about two months into his unschooling journey, in episode 290.
It’s been a year now and we had so much to catch up on! Jae and I talked about the inner work of deschooling, the joy of an unschooling, routines versus structure, and the way unschooling expands into all areas of life.
Our conversation was so rich that we ended up talking for almost two hours! And so as not to overwhelm you, I’ve broken up our discussion into two episodes, with the second half coming out next week.
I hope you enjoy learning more about Jae’s journey!
Questions for Jae
Can you give us a bit of an update about you and your family? What is everybody interested in right now?
When we spoke last July, you’d been unschooling for a couple of months. It’s been a year now, and I imagine there have been ups and downs. What have you found to be the most challenging aspect of your unschooling journey so far?
What has been your most valuable a-ha moment so far? And what sparked it?
Things mentioned in the episode
EU290: An Unschooling Journey with Jae Williams, Part 1
Jae’s YouTube channel, BlackDad
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