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Unschool children for freedom to learn and respect for diversity among them
The present day schools are being criticized for controlling, conditioning and producing irrational children through uniformity, similarity, superficiality and competition. In other words, formal and institutionalized learning does not respect the diversity of students and function more like screening systems for certification and stamping learners.
Therefore, many well meaning educators want to unschool children and deschool society to make children natural learners in a caring learning environment within their communities.

Unschooling is an educational method and philosophy proposed and advocated by a noted educator John Holt that rejects compulsory and formal school as a primary means for learning. Basically, the concept of unschooling questions the usefulness of standardized formal and uniform curricula, conventional evaluation methods, and other features of similarity and uniformity of traditional schooling and devices the ways and mobilizes the resources to maximizing the learning and progress of each unique child outside the formalized and institutionalized school education.

For unschoolers, family members, activists, mentors and educators work as facilitators for learners who learn in a neighourhood home with an active and collaborative planning by all the stakeholders including students. Efforts are made to incorporate pedagogy based on how children learn and acquire skills to become elf-learners. Unschooling often encourages and strives to build learning on the activities initiated by the children themselves within a framework of an appropriate content and processes.

Unschoolers are afforded opportunities to learn through their natural and real life experiences including music, group work, play, games, household responsibilities, theatre, learning expeditions, personal interests curiosity, internships work experience, life skills, travel, books, elective classes, and social interactions.

The advocates of traditional schooling and critics of unschooling tend to view unschooling as an extreme educational philosophy which does not prepare students for employable skills or produces misfits. On the other hand, the proponents and advocates of unschooling say that education in a natural environment makes a child better equipped to create his or her own social space for rational living and ethical livelihood.






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