"Hey Rynalee - FYI
There is an alternative "school" in North Vancouver, called "The Windsor House School", which is public (read FREE), and has been in operation for about 40 years, that is essentially an "unschooling…"
"Hi, we're an Aussie unschooling family investigating the possibility of living and working overseas for a year next year. B.C. Is one of the possibilities on our list. Our kids are 9, 12, 15 & 18 and into country life and animals…"
I don't know about the radical part, but unschooling really means lifeschooling to me. Going out in the world and living, instead of "preparing" for life until you're eighteen. I suppose radical is only put there by schooling people, as I don't think letting your children be children and have the freedom they need to grow and learn is very radical at all.
how long have you been unschooling or homeschooling?
A month so far. I was never fully in the school way of life. My neighbors and very good friends have been unschoolers their whole lives, so I have always been exposed to that way of life. Recently I decided that I really don't want to do worksheets and reading respones, and I would rather be making coffee and getting payed for it, traveling, writing, and pondering business ventures.
first names of children
Uhhhmmm... I am the child. Frankly, I think you need a teenager in here to give you insight into what WE think about it all.
a little about me
I'm a fifteen year old lifeschooler living in BC, canada, who likes dancing, traveling, people, her job, reading, writing, photography, and whatever other opportunities come up to get the most out of life.