Archives for January 2014

Introducing… Beatrice Ekoko and Natural Born Learners!

I was thrilled to hear that a new book on unschooling was being released this year, and even more delighted when I heard that it had roots in the town I grew up in– Hamilton, Ontario–and in the radio station that I listened to during my undergraduate days at McMaster University. The book is called […]

Minecraft, and Why I Think The Kids Are Alright

  In the last few weeks, I have had several encounters with people who have expressed strong disapproval of the game Minecraft, seeing it as somehow harmful to their children– or at the very least, as a mindless distraction from more important things.  I disagree. Full disclosure: Minecraft has been a huge part of my […]