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Lazy Jane

  1. Unschooling and Social Change

    I read an interesting article in the Guardian recently, explaining how children are raised ass-backwards in Europe and the US. I shared it with the local unschooler listserv, creating quite a discussion. Though it wasn’t about unschooling, the views and concepts expressed in the article made fundamental connections to the heart of unschooling theory and practice.

    The article begins by illuminating the paradox of mainstream parenting and its forte for “crying it out” as babies. That ...

    Updated 05-27-2013 at 07:58 PM by Lazy Jane

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  2. Just Ask (and living the future now)

    My upbringing led me to believe life was about struggle, the world is full of mindless droids that follow the status quo, there will be resistance waiting at every turn and I will have to fight to achieve any sort of positive change or success, even personal success.

    Naturally, when I realized our assignment sheets from the charter school were having too negative of an effect on our love of learning and life, I was ready to go in with my tail bristled, to fight. I wrote our overseeing ...
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