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Life Learning - the book
Life is Good Unschooling Conference 2016
Playing With Math
A Path of Their Own
For the Sake of Our Children by Leandre Bergeron
Challenging Assumptions in Education by Wendy Priesnitz
Beyond School by Wendy Priesnitz
What Really Matters by David Albert & Joyce Reed
Child's Play Magazine
A Home Business Start-Up Guide by Wendy Priesnitz
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A free, web-based source of support and information about interest-based, learner-directed education for all ages (also known as life learning, unschooling, natural learning, and free-range learning). Life Learning Magazine was founded in 2002, so there are hundreds of articles on this site, and more are being added daily (now over 350). Check them out here.
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Life Learning Magazine 2015 Annual - Our 2015 Annual contains all the articles published in 2015 in one reasonably priced, indexed, PDF-format e-book. Read more.

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The Educator's Folly and the Shadow of the Future - Why educators should abandon their obsessive speculations about the future. Read more.

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The Big Questions - Sometimes, parents new to unschooling wonder how the big life questions and issues can possibly be trusted to natural learning. Here's how. Read more.

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Spinoffs, Not Outcomes - Self-directed children learn literacy and numeracy via spinoffs, not a focus on outcomes, by pursuing their own interests. Read more.

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Learning Love of the Natural World - Unschooled children have lots of opportunities to learn about and become stewards of the natural world. Read more.

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A Summer of Discovery - Travel is the opportunity to experience learning opportunities head on, and you don't have to go far to do it. Read more.

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Doing Their Best, Naturally - How do unschooling children learn to achieve, to apply themselves, to reach their full potential – to do their best? Read more.

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The Winding Road to Educating My Kids - A teacher traces her path from public school supporter, to private school, to homeschool, to private, and back to homeschool. Read more.

Life Learning Teens

Families of young children often wonder what unschooling looks like for teens and young adults. Here are some profiles of adults who learned without school, and articles by and about life learning teens. You can read many more like this by checking out our article index page.

Interview with Grown Unschooler Idzie Desmarais

Homeschoolers Prospering in the Real World

When Unschooled Kids Grow Up


Here at Life Learning Magazine, we coined the term "life learning" to describe a form of homeschooling that trusts and respects children, and that avoids the trappings of school. Here are some more articles that explore definitions. And check out our definitions page for even more on this topic.

Understanding Unschooling

Living As If School Doesn't Exist

Free-Range Learning: A Dialogue

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