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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Foreword

This is a good book. This book has been needed and I’m glad Skyler Collins found and inspired these men to share their thoughts and experiences. This is an important book. I’m glad you have it and are about to read more. It will help make many children’s lives wonderful.…

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What is Unschooling?

“What we want to see is the child in pursuit of knowledge, not knowledge in pursuit of the child.” – George Bernard Shaw It is very satisfying for parents to see their children in pursuit of knowledge. It is natural and healthy for the children, and in the first few years…

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