Essays by Unschoolers
Pam Genant -Mother of two wonderful unschooled boys who have never been to school, wife to her husband of 11 years, Jackson, together they live in Burke County, NC with their boys and an ever growing assortment of animals. She has been a contributor to Pandora’s Box Magazine, a magazine dedicated to “supporting natural parenting and those that choose to parent outside the box”. Pam enjoys bringing unschoolers together to build a community of like minded people. She and her family have a variety of interests both individually and as a family. Pam can be contacted at Genant2@aol.com
A Day at the Beach - The Genant boys spend the day with their father.
A Day in the Life of an Unschooler- Pam recounts her day surrounded by unschoolers playing and chatting in the mountains of NC.
Dallen and the Rain Forest- Dallen's passion for the Rain Forest leads to wonderful results.
Teresa Blalock- Teresa lives with her husband of 19 years and their four children, in Conover, NC. A NC Native, she grew up in Catawba County and her children attended public and charter schools until Dec 2002. Since their liberation from school, they have happily unschooled completely. She has always been an "unconventional" parent and been actively involved in her childrens lives and education. Teresa enjoys reading, writing, crafts, camping, and doing family activities (to name a few). Teresa can be contacted at Teresabnnc@aol.com
From School to Unschool- Our family's experience on making the transition from public school to an unschooling lifestyle
The Secret Lives of Children- How children learn without our help, or our knowledge.
Unschooling Defined- My own interpretation of " Unschooling"
Making Connections- Tips and my own personal experience on how to make unschooling friends and become involved in an active homeschooling community
Anna Brown- Anna lives and learns with husband David and children Afton and Raelin (almost 7 and 5) in Matthews, NC. She enjoys reading, writing, animals and being with her family. She has a degree in Child Development.