Unschooling: One Family’s Way

by Barbara Bridgewater

Unschooling is a form of home schooling that relies heavily on the principle that children are natural learners and will learn well when left alone to decide what to learn and when. In its purest form, the student has total control over decisions concerning his or her education; for some of us who lean towards unschooling, it means we are not strictly tied to particular hours or expensive curriculum for the subjects we study.