David Martin – Business Owner

Business Owner, Florida, USA With a 7-yr-old (and another on the way), how children (and adults) learn has been of great interest to me for a number of years now. I’ve tried to be as objective as possible and seek out the most evidence-based information on the topic. My wife…

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Danilo Cuellar – Massage Therapist

Massage Therapist, New York, USA Growing up my mother had always been the guiding force in my life, encouraging me to dig deeper and question things when necessary, always within the framework of the system, of course. As I proceeded through my 12 years of public schooling I first started…

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Art Carden – Economics Professor

Economics Professor, Alabama, USA A word of introduction: I’m an economics professor at Samford University. I was awarded tenure effective August 2015. I’ve won awards for my research on Walmart, economic development, and economic history, and I’ve appeared in a lot of videos for the Institute for Humane Studies’ LearnLiberty…

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Alan Southgate – Musician

Musician, Norwich, UK I’m a musician and music tutor from the UK. I have three daughters, the eldest of which—from a previous relationship—is in public school, the younger two are homeschooled; they are twelve, seven and five, respectively. In recent years I have developed a passion for the ‘philosophy of…

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Parrish Miller – Web Designer

Web Designer, Idaho, USA I am a 30-year-old white male living in Idaho. I’m a web designer and social media specialist. I have also worked as a policy analyst, digital media manager, blogger, and journalist at various points in my life. I have always had a keen interest in history,…

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Gregory V. Diehl – Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur, Vilcabamba, Ecuador It’s nearing my 27th birthday. I am still ostensibly very young and just beginning my journey into adulthood. Yet, I feel as though I have already lived many mini-lives in a rapid period of time. Since 18, I’ve tried to learn as much as I could about…

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Chris Moody – Homemaker

Homemaker, Utah, USA I grew up in a suburb of Seattle, WA called Federal Way and lived there until I left for college at the University of Utah. While studying there I met my wife, Marianne, and we now live in Layton, UT with our 2 children, Camden, 5, and…

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Preface

I was the mover and shaker in my family regarding unschooling. This is not a very common thing, as noted in the preceding Foreword by long-time unschooling mom Sandra Dodd. My own experience bouncing among support groups mirrors hers, “Thousands of moms, a dozen dads.” I have brought together in…

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