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Beyond School by Wendy Priesnitz
Playing With Math
A Path of Their Own
Free Range Learning by Laura Grace Weldon
Craftsmanship Magazine
For the Sake of Our Children by Leandre Bergeron
What Really Matters by David Albert & Joyce Reed
Challenging Assumptions in Education by Wendy PriesnitzChild'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 about four hundred articles on this site, and more are being added weekly. Our goal is to make our complete archive available for free on this website. Check them out here.
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Unschooled Teens Learning on the Job - Hands-on learning through jobs and entrepreneurship helps unschooled teens develop work skills. Read more.

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Learning With Dinosaurs - How and what a five-year-old learns from an obsession with dinosaurs - and it isn't just about science. Read more.

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When Your Life Learning Child Proves You Wrong - A game of chess teaches a deschooling parent about patience, acceptance, and trusting life. Read more.

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Defining Life Learning - Many years ago, we coined the term "life learning" to describe a philosophy that trusts and respects children, and that refers to living as if school doesn't exist. Read more.

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I Can Read, You Know! - How a newly unschooled nine-year-old learned to have confidence in her ability to read. Read more.

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Abstract Thinking - Through playing and learning in their own way, unschooled children are able to develop abstract thinking skills, which are part of learning and creativity. Read more.

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The Wonderful, Wacky World of "Unpreschooling" - The pressure to send children to preschool can be so intense that  future home educators question their decision. Read more.

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Deschooling: Not an All-or-Nothing Experience - Deschooling can be slow, due to our own histories, the ubiquity of school in our culture, and others' opinions. Read more.

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