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There is mounting evidence that the western schooling system was originally designed with the primary purpose of adapting children and families to serve the industrialized economy, not for helping young people fulfill their optimal creative potential.

With this in mind, undertaking an education outside of the schooling system becomes a very important topic. Homeschooling is one way of accepting the responsibility for maintaining integrity, nurturing ethics, protecting, cultivating and validating creativity; growing strength and stability in family.

Home Learning Resources

Weapons of Mass Instruction

Education & learning book
John Taylor Gatto's *Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher's Journey Through The Dark World of Compulsory Schooling* argues that the current system of compulsory schooling cripples imagination, discourages critical thinking, and creates a false...

Have Fun. Learn Stuff. Grow.

Home learning book
Homeschooling and the Curriculum of Love Essays about the author's experience watching his two daughters learn and grow in an unschooling family. Thoughtful, heartfelt and inspiring reading for unschoolers and would-be unschoolers.

Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriuclum of Compulsory Schooling

Education & learning book
John Taylor Gatto's radical treatise on public education continues to bang the drum for an unshackling of children and learning from formal schooling. Now, in an ever-more-rapidly changing world with an explosion of alternative routes to learning, it's...

The Underground History of American Education

Education & learning book
John Taylor Gatto, invested over 10 years of dedicated research to uncover some of the most alarming ideas and writings by the creators and advocates of mandatory attendance schooling, which show where the system came from and why it was created. He combined...

Fraser Valley Free Learners

Local home learning organization
Fraser Valley Free Learners is an extraordinary schooling environment in which children can learn and develop important lifelong skills such as leadership, public speaking, problem solving, critical thinking, time management, meditation and mindfulness,...

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