Roadschooling and what is it – free passes to parks, museums and zoos

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I know people keep coming out with all these different slogans to describe what new thing they are doing for the New Year.  So what is Roadschooling?  It actually is pretty easy to explain:  it is school on the road.  This can be incorporated into any curriculum  such as Homeschooling, Unschooling, or kids that go to Normal school. Your family may take a trip an hour away to go to he zoo and learn about animals and their natural habitats or you can travel around world or, like us, zig zag all over the US, Canada and Mexico to learn history, Continue reading

Disney Kingdom Keepers Quest at Magic Kingdom

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KINGDOM KEEPERS was the best class we have ever taken with our homeschool group.  It was a self-guided adventure through the Magic Kingdom.  It took our group 5 hours to complete the quest because our group was one of the youngest groups on the quest.  The 2 high school groups were done in about an hour – mainly because they looked ahead for the answers. In the quest the kids had to problem solve, visualization, observation skills, creativity, math skills, language arts, and lots of critical thinking. The students were divided into groups of 5 and 6 students with ours Continue reading

Unschooling Paradise Releases New Articles on Unschooling Blog

August 20, 2013- Unschooling Paradise has just released new articles on their unschooling blog.  The blog has been implemented to provide parents with a quick and effective way of receiving home schooling tips to better enhance their children’s learning experience.  Parents that are homeschooling have a responsibility to provide their children with the best education possible and this includes being creative with lesson plans, planning field trips and introducing children to a wide variety of topics and interests so their kids can decide what they want to learn about. The unschooling blog’s latest posts include: “The Top Ten FAQ Questions Continue reading

The Top Three Unschooling Rules from Unschooling Paradise

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More parents are turning to home schooling to gain control over their children’s education.  The public education system has been the norm for generations but in the past few decades more issues have arisen that is making parents second guess who is teaching their children, and what they are learning. Before embarking on a home schooling venture there are unschooling rules that every parent should consider, to offer the best education possible for growing minds.  These unschooling rules include: 1.  Let your Kids Decide what they want to Learn Children are so much smarter than adults give them credit for Continue reading

Unschooling Paradise Announces New Take on School at Home

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July 5, 2013- Unschooling Paradise has just announced their new take on school at home programs.  The company has just launched and has an innovative outlook on educating children through a school at home educational system.  Unschooling Paradise’s philosophy is based around the principal of self-directed learning.  This involves allowing children to choose their own subject topics and study what interests them most. Many parents choose to educate their children at home so they have control over what their kids are learning.  Unschooling Paradise takes this concept to the next level by providing kids with the opportunity to choose their Continue reading

The Benefits of Unschooling: Self-Directed Learning with Unschooling Paradise

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For children, everything about the world is fresh in new.  There is so much to learn, discover and do that there never seems to be enough time to show and talk to your kids about all of the interesting topics that are available to them.  It’s no surprise that children can be bored in the classroom.  We have to remember that as children, we were good at one or two subjects and the rest either didn’t make sense, was boring, or even too easy.  Can you imagine a schooling system where kids make their own decisions about what to learn?  Continue reading

How to begin unschooling

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You’re here because you are considering homeschooling or unschooling and want to know how to begin unschooling.  I would guess you are fed up with the school system, had a teacher that you butted heads with or you child just didn’t get along, or (like me) you were working long hours and coming home and felt like you were the one teaching your child.  I was doing all the projects for my kids because they were to hard, I was teaching them how to read, spell and explaining math, so I figured since I am teaching them anyway I might Continue reading

What is Natural learning for homeschooling

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What is Natural Learning or Unschooling?  It’s learning through their natural life experiences including play, game play, iPad apps, Computer games, library books and DVDs, world experiences, etc.  I am here to encourage people to look past main stream education, open their minds and hearts.  What is natural learning, or unschooling, that’s really hard to describe so I have included some links: 10 steps start Unschooling Unschooling in the Summer Fun School What is Unschooling 104 summer activities Check this out…. This young man talks about our natural curiosity and desire to learn and that college is not magically going Continue reading