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My Unschooling Testimony

This story involves suicidal thoughts, self-harm, and bullying. Please do not read this if those topics will trigger you.   In elementary school, I was the girl who got perfect scores on everything – even pretests. Teachers and other adults expected a lot from me as an academically advanced student. I also noticed that teachers […]

A Guide to Deschooling for Young People

Transitioning from conventional schooling to unschooling saved my life, but my first year of unschooling wasn’t as easy as one might expect. The experience of transitioning from conventional schooling to a more free way of living and learning – known as “deschooling” – can be a tough transition for both parents and young people accustomed […]