Claiming the U Word

I’ve been reluctant to call what we do “unschooling” because of the connotations associated with the word, but essentially that is what we do. I still like other terminology better (such as “self-directed learning”), or, better yet, refraining from using labels in the first place; and while I’ll continue to use the generic “homeschooling” to avoid confusion, particularly with strangers, I’m also claiming the U word today.

IDEA: The Institute for Democratic Education in America
Coming Out of the Unschooling Closet

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