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Forum: Unschooling   11-15-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 62
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Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MyKidKissTrees http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1365040/drifting-towards-unschooling/40#post_17170606)
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-04-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,029
Posted By filteragainstfolly
Interesting article which reminded me of this...

Interesting article which reminded me of this thread:
 
http://www.digitaltrends.com/lifestyle/thanks-science-math-phobia-can-literally-cause-brain-pain/
 
The following excerpt seemed...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-05-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,029
Posted By filteragainstfolly
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by moominmamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1364850/the-reluctant-math-learner#post_17131284)

If these...
Forum: Unschooling   10-01-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By filteragainstfolly
My all-time favourite is Gerald Durrell's "My...

My all-time favourite is Gerald Durrell's "My Family and Other Animals". More inspiring to me than any "unschooling handbook", this gentle and hilarious memoir of Durrell's childhood in Corfu...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-21-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By filteragainstfolly
Two very cool peregrine falcon cams in Manitoba:...

Two very cool peregrine falcon cams in Manitoba:
 
http://www.cbc.ca/manitoba/features/falcon/ (http://www.cbc.ca/manitoba/features/falcon/)
 
The Winnipeg chicks are fledging; they'll soon be...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-14-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By filteragainstfolly
Thanks for the feedback! We'll probably try...

Thanks for the feedback! We'll probably try Pimsleur for starters.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-11-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By filteragainstfolly
DS13 wants to learn French. Not only that, he...

DS13 wants to learn French. Not only that, he wants to do it during the several hours/week we spend driving around, which means Rosetta Stone (my preferred method) is out as we need an audio-only...
Forum: Unschooling   04-27-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By filteragainstfolly
  Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by moominmamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1351750/unschooling-with-graded-transcripts#post_16961314)
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Forum: Unschooling   04-26-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By filteragainstfolly
  How do unschoolers come to terms with having...


How do unschoolers come to terms with having to report grades for their kids?
 
DS is unschooling high school, working above grade level for his age in most areas. He's getting A's in the...
Forum: Unschooling   03-29-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By filteragainstfolly
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Quote:Originally Posted by moominmamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Unschooling   03-23-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By filteragainstfolly
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Forum: Unschooling   03-22-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By filteragainstfolly
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Quote:Originally Posted by moominmamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Unschooling   03-20-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By filteragainstfolly
Has anybody here used Clonlara with an...

Has anybody here used Clonlara with an always-unschooled teen?
 
I'd never given much thought to the high school diploma. Even now, I know DS13 would do just fine without one. But his interests...
Forum: Unschooling   04-28-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,758
Posted By filteragainstfolly
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Quote:Originally Posted by moominmamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1309879/lego-star-wars/20#post_16412943)

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Forum: Unschooling   02-24-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 917
Posted By filteragainstfolly
Interesting question.   I don't think it's a...

Interesting question.
 
I don't think it's a significant part of DS' identity at all, at least not consciously. He's 12 and has never been schooled. Though we've done (and still do) some...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   02-21-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 36,413
Posted By filteragainstfolly
Quote: Originally Posted by countryangels...

Quote:
Originally Posted by countryangels http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15033334)

I was wondering the following, I know...
Forum: Unschooling   12-06-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By filteragainstfolly
Quote: Originally Posted by Whistler...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Whistler http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14762851)
I totally didn't mean to be snarky. It just...
Forum: Unschooling   12-05-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By filteragainstfolly
Quote: Originally Posted by Whistler...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Whistler http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14758472)
Not sure. I use blogger set to private.
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Forum: Unschooling   12-04-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By filteragainstfolly
Does anyone here use private (not...

Does anyone here use private (not public-web-based) journalling software to document their daily activities?

We've been using Microsoft Word for several years to journal our family's unschooling...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   12-15-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By filteragainstfolly
Quote: Originally Posted by rolenta...

Quote:
Originally Posted by rolenta http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/6766636)
That's from the electric bill. I can't really...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   12-13-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By filteragainstfolly
We're currently considering incorporating...

We're currently considering incorporating solar/wind design in our future home, so my husband and I are really intrigued with your current estimate of 88kWh/month. That's really, really low! Are you...
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