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February 9, 2019  

147: A Big Chat About Unschooling Teenagers

February 9, 2019

My daughters Imogen and Sophie join me to talk about unschooling teenagers:

  • What do teenagers need?
  • Should parents introduce more structured learning during the high school years?
  • Or do teenagers need to be free to continue to explore their passions?
  • What should we do if a teenager doesn't appear to have any particular passions?
  • What about university?
  • Do parents keep teenagers safe by keeping a tight hold on them? Is this the responsible thing to do?
  • Or do we keep teenagers safe by giving them their freedom to discover who they are?
  • Should parents be friends with their teenagers?
  • Is it never too late to build close relationships with our teenagers?
  • Is it essential we do this?

These are just a few of the many questions we discuss during our big chat about unschooling teenagers!

 

Show Notes

 

Imogen Elvis

Website

Write.Rewrite.Read

Youtube

Write. Rewrite. Read

Imogen's novel

The Crystal Tree

 

Sophie Elvis

Instagram

thetechnomaid

tough.turtle

Youtube

Sophie Elvis

 

My Instagram

stories_ofan_unschoolingfamily

 

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