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Liberty and Learning on The Unschool Bus

Liberty and Learning on The Unschool Bus

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed A delightful interview with Kelly Halldorson. Best known for the Unschool Bus, Kelly is a school-free Mom living and learning in liberty!  While the Halldorson’s can only be loosely defined as “Unschool” it wouldn’t be accurate to use the term “home educators” either…. unless of course [...]

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Critical, Creative Communication: Interview with Michael Strong

Critical, Creative Communication: Interview with Michael Strong

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed In this episode, I am delighted with the company of Michael Strong, entrepreneur, autodidact, visionary and eloquent critical thinker.  This was an enlightening and thought provoking conversation on the purpose of education, the necessity of broad horizons and the bright and hopeful ideas that are helping [...]

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Naked Freedom: Boobies, Fakers, Posers and Rebels

Naked Freedom: Boobies, Fakers, Posers and Rebels

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed A description simply doesn’t do it justice.  Here is a taste of what is discussed, pondered and provocatively punctuated in this episode: Wearing Freedom as Fashion Statement Angelina’s cowardly Boobies Freedom without brains Teenage Rebellion Freedom, Testicles and Vaginas How to argue Idiocracy Walk the Talk [...]

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Higher Learning and Liberty: Discussion with Antonio Buehler

Higher Learning and Liberty: Discussion with Antonio Buehler

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Sociopolitical activist, home education advocate and  promulgator of peace joins Laurette Lynn for this enriching discussion. Antonio beautifully exemplifies personal endurance, courage and the relationship between intelligence and liberty.  An encouraging advocate for independent learning, Antonio provides support through Buehler Education.  He also advises home educating [...]

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Liberation from the Unschooling Gestapo

Liberation from the Unschooling Gestapo

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed The story behind the podcast This episode is more of a message, or a beacon to families who: Are new to home education and are exploring the radical unschool method Have had the unfortunate displeasure of negative experiences with radical unschooling Desire to incorporate liberating changes [...]

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Class Dismissed: Interview with Director (Classic UM Repost)

Class Dismissed: Interview with Director (Classic UM Repost)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Jeremy Stuart is the director of Class Dismissed, a new film about learning outside the classroom.  I am excited about this project and look forward to it’s release!   Attached, is my first interview with Jeremy nearly two years ago when the project began.   We then did [...]

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Rights Granted: Urgency of Understanding – Episode 3

Rights Granted: Urgency of Understanding – Episode 3

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed If we have to negotiate our freedom – that is not freedom. In this episode we use the current marriage debate to exemplify the difference between claiming fundamental rights verses requiring legislation to grant freedoms.  Then we explore the ways in which a manipulated, contrived schooling [...]

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Parenting Under The Influence – Episode 1

Parenting Under The Influence – Episode 1

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Welcome to the NEW Unplugged Mom Radio.   Wondering why the delay? Why the return? Just what on earth is going on with this show?  Witness the whole decision process on my blog, if you’re interested in the how’s and why’s.   Otherwise, welcome us back to the [...]

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed I had the honor and pleasure of interviewing Mr. John Taylor Gatto in Spring of 2011.  I release this important interview to you now to honor the work that he does and help further education about school! For more information about John Taylor Gatto or related [...]

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Unplugged Mom: Fixing All Parenting in the World

Unplugged Mom: Fixing All Parenting in the World

I was very pleased to co-host the first hour of a live call-in episode of Freedomain Radio with Stefan Molyneux.  This exciting event took place on May 20th, 2012 .   We discussed parenting challenges, questions, observations and I shared some of my experience, insights and information. We certainly did not fix all parenting as Stefan [...]

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Unplugged Youth: On the Farm with Birke Baehr

Unplugged Youth: On the Farm with Birke Baehr

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Young,  home educated Birke Beahr is a speaker, writer and advocate with a passion for educating others, about the destructiveness of the industrialized food system and the enlightening alternatives of sustainable and organic farming, food and practices. The youngest presenter at TEDx Next Generation Asheville 2010, [...]

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Corporatism, Influence and Education Change: Extra Interview, Extra Environmentalist, Extra Unplugged

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Having recently engaged in some great discussion with Seth and Justin from Extra Environmentalist, I was happy to oblige when asked to do a short interview for their Episode on corporatism, influence and kids.  The question centered around education and the hope in an end to [...]

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Living Their Life – Home Educating Teens

There are very few home educating parents who do not cringe when they think about the “high school” years. Many become so intimidated that they spend tons of money on accredited programs, pay “homeschool gurus” to tell them they are doing the right thing and very often still end up enrolling their children in school [...]

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Liberals, DO Homeschool Your Kids!

Why allowing children to live and learn freely nurtures progressive values The institution of forced school is in panic mode right now. More and more parents are taking action to protect their children from a largely unaccountable environment that is responsible for inflicting intensifying distress upon young lives. Increasing numbers of parents are opting for [...]

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You Can’t Reform An Education System Built on Oppression

Following are excerpts from Laurie A. Couture’s article which appears in it’s entirety at her website LaurieACouture.com.  Below are some of what I believe to be very important and relevant questions with Laurie’s very well expressed responses! –Laurette Lynn   Talk of “education reform” is viral all over the internet. Despite multiple failed attempts at [...]

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