I don't know if "Yes Parenting" is the same as the parenting style my late wife and I used, but it seems similar. What we did was called either "non-coercive parenting" or "taking children seriously." Both ways of thinking about parenting seem be part of "Yes Parenting."
Reasons vary for choosing alternative learning over traditional education. Some families might desire a more family-oriented lifestyle while others might select this method due to religious beliefs, bullying, or simply passion for more enhanced learning.
Send your kids to art school. Heavily invest time and resources into their creative literacy. Do these things and they will stand a chance at finding work and or fulfillment in a future where other human abilities become irrelevant.
Real learning thrives when students have real choices. Give high school students the same freedom as college students, and we'll take education a step in the right direction.
C.S. Lewis wrote, "Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive." Education is no exception. To become a self-directed learner is to become, in the words of my friend Ethan Mitchell, a consensual learner.
3. Certain crucial skills are less expensive and easier to learn outside of school. Schools are very good at scaffolding
For those of you taking a path that doesn't include college right now, if you're not sure what to do with your life, choose the path that will make the best story later. You must continue to be an interest-driven, self-directed learner.
Some young people might enjoy school, thrive in a school environment. That's wonderful. An imagined goal of public school
Once I began just being a Christian instead of thinking about church, I could bring church anywhere at any time. I found a much stronger community because I could both mentor and be mentored at the same time, and my friendships kept me accountable. I began hackchurching.