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Kerry McDonald: What is 'Unschooling'?

November 21, 2017

Kerry McDonald, an education activist and mother, talks about "unschooling," what it is, how it helps children learn and grow, and how parents can incorporate this unique model into their own home.

Kerry McDonald, an education activist, blogger (http://www.wholefamilylearning.com/), and mother whose children have never been enrolled in a traditional school, discusses her experience in both the traditional school classroom and in homeschools.

McDonald explains what she's learned through her experiences with homeschooling and traditional education. McDonald shares her insight into homeschooling and talks about how she "unschools" her children - allowing them to follow their passions and interests and self-guide their educations. McDonald provides hints and tips and resources for parents interested in adopting a similar structure for their families. 

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Teresa Mull is the managing editor for School Reform News.
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