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Blogging

What Do Unschoolers Do All Day?

Years ago, when we first started homeschooling, I used to wonder, “What do unschoolers do all day?” Even though I’d read a few books, I couldn’t find a satisfactory answer to my question. I needed a fly-on-the wall view into the unschooling life. This is why I decided to tell stories about our unschooling life when I […]

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Record Keeping

An Evernote Workshop (6): Images and Icons

Have you set up your Evernote notebooks? Perhaps you’ve started exploring, playing around with the options. I wonder if you’ve discovered how to insert images and icons into your notes. Have you thought about what kinds of images you can use to enhance your notebooks? These are the things we’re going to discuss in this […]

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Blogging

Our Unschooling Story

Imagine if you visited us. You’d knock at our front door. We’d invite you in. We’d sit around our kitchen table. Sip coffee. Eat chocolate muffins. What would we talk about? Lots of things! You’d tell me about your family. I’d tell you about mine. We’d probably chat about unschooling. Maybe you’d ask about our unschooling […]

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Evernote

An Evernote Workshop: (5) Digital to Paper, Saving and Printing Notebooks

How are you going with my Evernote Workshop series? Have you created your notebooks? Maybe you haven’t done this yet because you’re not really convinced digital record keeping is the way to go. You might be wondering if it’s safe to have important records ‘up in the cloud’? Do paper documents sound more secure? Today, […]

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Evernote

An Evernote Workshop: (4) How Many Notebooks Do We Need?

So far in this series, we’ve looked at the basics of Evernote. We know about the left panel, note list and note panel and have decided how we want these to look. We can create such things as notes and notebooks and tags. Now we need to create our notebooks! But what kind of notebooks […]

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Creative Arts

Does My Trust in Unschooling Ever Waver?

A friend asked if I’ve ever been unsure about unschooling. And I replied: Yes, there have been times when I’ve questioned what I’m doing. Even now I have an odd day when I wonder if I should be doing something different. Hard to admit because this is probably not what everyone wants to hear. But […]

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