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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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Beyond Unschooling -The John Holt Legacy: Interview with Pat Farenga

Beyond Unschooling -The John Holt Legacy: Interview with Pat Farenga

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed “Be the Parent all the time”–Pat Farenga Did I ever enjoy this magnificently useful discussion with Pat Farenga, THE (surviving) pioneer of Unschooling.  Yes, THE pioneer.  Mr. Farenga worked closely with his friend John Holt on home education advocacy, activism and collaboration from 1977 until 1985 [...]

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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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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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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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More Well Trained Mind: Follow up with Susan Wise Bauer

More Well Trained Mind: Follow up with Susan Wise Bauer

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed In December of 2011 UMRadio published an interview with Susan Wise Bauer. Shortly following its release, we received many interesting questions as well as several requests to invite Dr. Bauer on again for more!  This response clearly demanded a follow up and so now I am [...]

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Intellectual Nutrition: Continuing Trivium Conversations

Intellectual Nutrition: Continuing Trivium Conversations

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Gene Odening joined me again to continue our discussion on an education based on the principles of the Trivium.  The Trivium has been incorporated into Gene’s experience from childhood.  He now shares his insights and  experience to help others grasp the concept of Trivium education.  Having [...]

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Mother: The REALLY Liberated Woman

Mother: The REALLY Liberated Woman

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Listen in on this special Mothers Day edition of UMRadio.   During this episode Laurette Lynn ponders and discusses feminism and Motherhood with Desiree Alonso,  and both remark on the ways in which the feminist movement has altered the perception of Motherhood. Is Mothering enslaving? Does it [...]

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Standards to Start, Not Conclude, Learning

The most dreaded “s” word in home education after “socialization” has got to be “standards.” Having national standards of learning indicate that a standardized checklist of everything a child should know by the time they turn 18 is the only way to ensure an entire generation is prepared to contribute to the future of the [...]

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Homeschoolers are All Bonkers (And How They’re Changing the World)

You’re absolutely right. Homeschoolers are nerds. They don’t have social skills. They wear weird clothing. Their only friends are their siblings. You nailed it. But wait! Is it possible that other kids demonstrate such qualities too? Could it be that choice of education has little to do with a child’s personality? Research says yes. Socialization [...]

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Ecological Intelligence: Freedom from “Kiddie Prison”

Ecological Intelligence: Freedom from “Kiddie Prison”

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Rod Smith, creator of the Natural Philosopher and the Curriculum for Ecological Intelligence, joined me for this very unique, interesting and fun episode of UMRadio.   If you’ve heard any episodes from the Trivium series here on UMRadio, you know that I’ve talked with other guests about [...]

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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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Education Revolution: Interview with AERO

Education Revolution: Interview with AERO

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed I’d like to sincerely thank Mr. Jerry Mintz, founder of Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO) for a lively, very interesting and useful conversation!  It was a pleasure to speak recently with Mr. Mintz about the origin of AERO, what the organization offers and how it has [...]

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The Well-Educated Mind ~ A Road Map to Learning Enlightenment – Offical UM Review

For years we have used and loved The Story of the World series and The Well-Trained Mind was one of the first books on classical education that I read, but it was Laurette’s interview with Susan Wise Bauer that led me to my library to reserve a copy of The Well-Educated Mind and I am [...]

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Conversation with Susan Wise Bauer

Conversation with Susan Wise Bauer

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Sure to be archived as another one of my favorite interviews, I am pleased to present to you the enclosed discussion between myself and Author, Historian and just really great lady, Susan Wise Bauer!   We discussed Susan’s work, her home ed experience and more. I asked [...]

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