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Intellectual Intercourse: The Art of Conversation

Intellectual Intercourse: The Art of Conversation

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed I happily engaged in Intellectual Intercourse during a LIVE UM Radio broadcast on 12/6, with fellow podcaster, philosopher and intellectual ponderer Jarett Sanchez.   We discussed… well… discussing.  In our modern, fast paced culture, wherein we are almost constantly bombarded with talk and noise and artificial stimuli, [...]

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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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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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Liberty Loves Learning Loves Liberty

Liberty Loves Learning Loves Liberty

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Brett Vienotte from School Sucks and Justin Arman of Parents for Liberty join Laurette Lynn to ponder the balance between personal freedom and critical thinking skills.  We discussed the natural, but often missed dynamic relationship therein thereby highlighting the significance of critical thinking as the foundation [...]

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Coming Up, Incase You Missed it, and More

Coming Up, Incase You Missed it, and More

The following update also appears among more updates and information available on Laurettelynn.com… In the Unplugged Mom arena, I’ve had the thrill and pleasure of speaking with some extraordinary folks and there’s more to come!  I enjoyed discussing freedom in learning with Dr. Peter Gray, the future of personal freedom with Adam Kokesh (whose proposed [...]

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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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Parents for Liberty: Interview with the Armans

Parents for Liberty: Interview with the Armans

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Justin and Jessica Arman, founders of Parents For Liberty (Parentsforliberty.org) join Laurette Lynn to introduce their organization and talk about parenting with liberty! Parents For Liberty is a community of individuals and families who are committed to fully immersing themselves and their families into the principles [...]

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Coming Up!

Coming up soon on Unplugged Mom Radio Interviews  with: Parents for Liberty founders Justin and Jessica Arman Adam Kokesh of Adam Vs. the Man Author and Physiologist Dr. Peter Gray Unschool pioneer, author and advocate Pat Farenga Author Janet Sternberg of Misbehavior in Cyber Places Home Education and Life Learning Pioneers, authors and long-time advocates [...]

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Bonus Interview: Steven David Horwich on Cheating Children

Bonus Interview: Steven David Horwich on Cheating Children

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Author, educator, former teacher , blogger and film-maker, Steven David Horwich joins Laurette Lynn to discuss his advocacy work in home education, his experience with schooling and his book, Poor Little Cheated Johnny. Laurette’s review of the book appears here. Mr. Horwich is also the founder [...]

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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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3 Ways to Choose-Your-Own-Adventure in Education

Have you ever gotten lost in Wikipedia? You log on to quickly check out Ray Bradbury’s contribution to the world (RIP Ray) and then find yourself down the rabbit hole of tangential articles. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could have the learning process go the same way? Focus is great for long-term projects, research [...]

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Vigilante Education

NCLB Recovery Act Race to the Top Common Core Enough is enough. This country has chosen to continue fighting a losing battle, one that is impossible to win in its current form. Good people have spent their careers trying to fit a square peg in a round hole. Why is it that a system that [...]

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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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