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Where Unschooling deviates from a general Culture of Schooling or School@Home Homeschooling
For years I�ve noticed that many homeschoolers especially new may either use words Unschooling and Homeshooling interchangeably or they are confused how and where Unschooling is different from homeschooling. While lines between relaxed homeschooling and unschooling can become blurred in many aspects and labelling the approach may not always be necessary, it may help to understand that practice of Unschooling deviates substantially from general Culture of Schooling and many practices of School@Home Homeschooling.
And here is my understanding about unschooling >
Unschooling is facilitated by 'Shifts in consciousness in parents minds' which may emerge by questioning/examining the conditioning & processes & culture of schooling.
This shifting in consciousness (Awareness / Thoughts / Perceptions / Worldview / Conditioning / Ideas) (and maybe also processes) can be called as process of 'Deschooling', which in turn can facilitate unschooling kind of journey of living and growing without schools.
For more clarity, some of the consciousness & processes of unschooling practiced by most unschoolers which potentially deviate from culture of schooling or School@Home Homeschooling can be described as,
For more clarity please also refer to blog I had written in 2017 to explain unschooling using contexts from our journey,
Shared by Muzaffar Shaikh, living in Pune, whose 10 yr old son always has been growing without school and Muzaffar has been connected over a decade with hundreds of homeschool families and associated with home schooling groups in India.