45 min

#17 Gentle Parenting with Angela Harders Unschooling Conversations

    • Education

Angela Harders joins Heidi Steel this month, to talk about Gentle Parenting, our journeys into unschooling, and the importance of community.

Angela is a bilingual special education teacher near Washington DC, she has been teaching for over twelve years. She is a single mum to two children, Sophia aged 7, and Benjamin aged 3.



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We discuss:

· What a typical unschooling day looks like in Angela’s household 4:00

· UK Guidelines for HE parents and the Local Authority 5:00

· Further info on responding to the LA for UK listeners 12:00

· How gentle parenting led Angela to unschooling 16:00

· How graphing quadratic equations led to Angela to question the education system.

· Realising that the decisions that we make today don’t have to be forever 22:00

· The power of observing our children.

· The joy of unschooling, sharing life together with our children, and having fun 23:20

· Angela’s top recommendations for those new to unschooling 26:20

· It’s okay to simply do more of the things that you love 30:30

· What caring for ourselves might look like 32:40

· How community support contributes to our self care especially as a single parent 35:00

· The myth of school socialisation 40:00



GUEST MEDIA LINKS:

Tales of a Toxic Teacher: Exposing the Cycles of Abuse within Our Schools

Books

Peaceful World Schoolers Podcast



RESOURCE LINKS:

John Taylor Gatto : Dumbing us down

John Holt: How Children Learn

Pam Laricchea’s Podcast: Exploring Unschooling

The local Authority and Home Education

Elective Home Education: Guidance for Parents

EHE: Departmental Guidance for Local Authorities



LIVEPLAYLEARN LINKS:

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Angela Harders joins Heidi Steel this month, to talk about Gentle Parenting, our journeys into unschooling, and the importance of community.

Angela is a bilingual special education teacher near Washington DC, she has been teaching for over twelve years. She is a single mum to two children, Sophia aged 7, and Benjamin aged 3.



SUPPORT THE PODCAST ON Ko-fi:

https://ko-fi.com/liveplaylearn



We discuss:

· What a typical unschooling day looks like in Angela’s household 4:00

· UK Guidelines for HE parents and the Local Authority 5:00

· Further info on responding to the LA for UK listeners 12:00

· How gentle parenting led Angela to unschooling 16:00

· How graphing quadratic equations led to Angela to question the education system.

· Realising that the decisions that we make today don’t have to be forever 22:00

· The power of observing our children.

· The joy of unschooling, sharing life together with our children, and having fun 23:20

· Angela’s top recommendations for those new to unschooling 26:20

· It’s okay to simply do more of the things that you love 30:30

· What caring for ourselves might look like 32:40

· How community support contributes to our self care especially as a single parent 35:00

· The myth of school socialisation 40:00



GUEST MEDIA LINKS:

Tales of a Toxic Teacher: Exposing the Cycles of Abuse within Our Schools

Books

Peaceful World Schoolers Podcast



RESOURCE LINKS:

John Taylor Gatto : Dumbing us down

John Holt: How Children Learn

Pam Laricchea’s Podcast: Exploring Unschooling

The local Authority and Home Education

Elective Home Education: Guidance for Parents

EHE: Departmental Guidance for Local Authorities



LIVEPLAYLEARN LINKS:

Website Liveplaylearn.org

Facebook Live. Play. Learn

YouTube Live Play Learn

45 min

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