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

What are the top 10 FAQ questions about homeschooling?

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These are questions that my children got asked recently by a good friend of mine.  I just wanted to share some of them and try to answer the best I can.  My thought is that if one person is thinking these questions then several people are thinking of them.  My girls get asked some of these questions a lot.  I don’t mind when people ask questions about homeschooling or unschooling, what I do hate is when they test them to see if there learning anything, or testing me.  Do you have to wake up at a certain time?     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

1st day radical unschooling

Yesterday we invited some friends to go skating at SK8city in Pooler.  I needed to talk to the manager about our upcoming homeschool Sk8 city event.  All the girls had a lot of fun and the best part is they played lots of games.  They played red light, green light and one of the girls one. The kids played a dice game, hockey poky (which was hilarious to watch), and they did an all kids only skate which the kids that was great. Today we are doing a trial run to see how radical unschooling works, if at all. We Continue reading

What to make with Duck Tape – purse

What to make with Duck Tape? What to make with Duct Tape, that is the big question today. The first thing the girls wanted to do is find something they could decorate, so why not start at the Good Will. The girls found a bunch of purses, wallets, a vest, and I found some boots. I bought a bunch of the fun duck tape at AC Moore on sale a couple of days ago. We had our first Girl Scout meeting today. We all met at Lake Mayer and the girls started off by playing on the playground while the Continue reading

Vertebrates – Invertebrate different

The girls went to their very first zoo class at Jacksonville zoo.  They had a ton of fun and her is a list of some of the things they learned today: difference in vertebrates and invertebrates water and pollution – how it affects animals they went in the butterfly garden (which was all the girls favorite thing ) went to frogs exhibit classification of animals most invertebrates live in water looked at snakes studied bugs amphibians they made a craft of a salamander and much more