By  Idzie Desmarais In every collection of unschooling skeptics I’ve come across–such as that found in the comments section any time unschooling is covered in a major outlet–you’ll always find the question of why people can’t just unschool part time. Why does it have to be a full-time gig? Can’t children just […]

By Idzie Desmarais I have a confession to make: I really love makeup. No, wait, that’s not right. Not the loving makeup part: that’s entirely accurate, but the confession part. While I can sometimes have twinges of embarrassment or uncertainty around interests of mine that are often ridiculed or seen as shallow […]

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By GenDIY Updated Feb 16, 2017 Tyler Nakatsu There is a growing reality that young people don’t need school. Students don’t need “school” that isn’t learner-led, that forces students through a pipeline that isn’t built on the passions and skills of each unique student. In a recent episode of the […]