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UNSCHOOLING: Then and Now

Record: Kellie Rolstad and Kathleen Kesson, “Unschooling, Then and Now” Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning, 7, No. 14 (2013): 29-67. [Full Article] Summary: Kathleen Kesson was an unschooling pioneer during the early 1980s, and she is also Professor of Teaching, Learning and Leadership … Continue reading

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THE ENCHANTED CHILD: Ambivalent Attachments in the Southwest

Record: Allahyari, Rebecca A. “Homeschooling the Enchanted Child: Ambivalent Attachments in the Domestic Southwest.” What Matters? Ethnographies of Value in a Not So Secular Age, edited by C. Bender and A. Taves, New York: Columbia University Press (2012), 179-214. [Description Here] … Continue reading

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HOW TO DESIRE DIFFERENTLY: Home Education as Different, not Better, than School

Record: Harriet Pattison, “How To Desire Differently: Home Education as a Heterotopia” in Journal of Philosophy of Education 49, no. 4 (November 2015): 619-637 [Available Here] Summary: Pattison, many of whose other works have been reviewed on this blog, here offers a more philosophical … Continue reading

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GROWN UNSCHOOLERS’ EVALUATIONS OF UNSCHOOLING: Report II

Record: Peter Gray and Gina Riley, “Grown Unschoolers’ Evaluations of Their Unschooling Experiences: Report II on a Survey of 75 Unschooled Adults” in Other Education: The Journal of Educational Alternatives 4, no. 2 (2015): 33-53. [Available here] Summary: Gray is a professor of psychology … Continue reading

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GROWN UNSCHOOLERS’ EVALUATIONS OF UNSCHOOLING: Report I

Record: Peter Gray and Gina Riley, “Grown Unschoolers’ Evaluations of Their Unschooling Experiences: Report I on a Survey of 75 Unschooled Adults” in Other Education: The Journal of Educational Alternatives 4, no. 2 (2015): 8-32. [Available here] Summary: Gray is a professor of psychology … Continue reading

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THE CHALLENGES AND BENEFITS OF UNSCHOOLING: Questionnaire Results

Record: Peter Gray and Gina Riley, “The Challenges and Benefits of Unschooling, According to 232 Families Who Have Chosen that Route” in Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning 7, no. 14 (2013): 1-27. [Article] Summary: Gray is a professor of psychology at Boston … Continue reading

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USE YOUR FREEDOM OF CHOICE: Australian Unschoolers and Attachment Parenting

Record: Rebecca English, “Use Your Freedom of Choice: Reasons for Choosing Homeschool in Australia” in Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning 9, no. 17 (2015): 1-18. [Avaliable Here] Summary: English, a Lecturer in Education at Queensland University of Technology in … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOLED ADOLESCENTS: Drugs, Delinquency, and Grade Level

Record: Sharon Green-Hennessy, “Homeschooled Adolescents in the United States: Developmental Outcomes” in Journal of Adolescence 37, no. 4 (June 2014): 441-449 [Abstract here] Summary:  Green-Hennessy is a psychology professor at Loyola Maryland.  After beginning with a very strong lit review, … Continue reading

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HOMEWARD BOUND: A Journalist Chronicles Hip Domesticity

Record: Emily Matchar, Homeward Bound: Why Women Are Embracing the New Domesticity, (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2013). Matchar is a freelance journalist who has written for many prominent publications.  This is her first book. Summary: Matchar’s book is a … Continue reading

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LATIN IN THE HOMESCHOOLING COMMUNITY: Results of a Large-Scale Survey

Record: Christine Hahn, “Latin in the Homeschooling Community,” in Teaching Classical Languages 4, no. 1 (Fall 2012): 26-51. [Available Here] Hahn is a homeschooling mother and owner of Latin for Homeschoolers, an online tutoring service. Summary: To date there has … Continue reading

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