'Unschooling' parents say their kids are ready for adulthood

Published on July 24, 2020 - Duration: 02:02s

'Unschooling' parents say their kids are ready for adulthood

A mum-of-four who was so worried about social media pressure that she took heryoungest children out of school insists that allowing them to explore natureand choose their own curriculum has better equipped them for adulthood.

A mum-of-four who was so worried about social media pressure that she took heryoungest children out of school insists that allowing them to explore natureand choose their own curriculum has better equipped them for adulthood.Believing that the arrival of social media put young people under extrastress, Amy Sayle, 41, and her concrete pump operator husband, Steve, 44,decided to take their daughter Ebony, now 18, out of mainstream education in2005, when she was 13.

Seeing how she flourished under an โ€˜unschoolingโ€™ regime- where children learn only what they want to - the couple, of Balnarring,Victoria, Australia, then did the same with their younger sons, Bodhi, nine,and Kai, seven.


You are here


๐Ÿ’ก newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Related videos from verified sources

Scottsdale's Desert Stages Theater offering fun space for kids to do their online schooling 02:41
Video credit: ABC15 Arizona - Published on July 31, 2020 

Preparing to go back to school 02:17
Video credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas - Published on July 28, 2020 

Recognizing the signs your child isnโ€™t ready to go back to school 02:10
Video credit: NBC 26 Wisconsin - Published on July 28, 2020 

You might like