Resources for those looking outside the traditional public school systems for different options to meet your child’s needs.
What is a Learning Pod?
Who Can Benefit?
Learning Pods are an option for families that are wanting to withdraw their children from the public school system. Learning Pods afford parents the opportunity to be involved in the day-to-day learning and overall curriculum being
taught to their children.
How Much Does it Cost?
Costs will vary depending on the structure, location and type of pod agreed upon by the parents.
Information on Pods
Mama Bears “ABC’s of Building a POD” and 123’s of What to Look For?
Important considerations before hosting a learning POD.
Considerations for people interested in teaching a POD.
Important questions to ask and things to look out for.
How to Start a Learning Pod
New Earth Network provides a Learning Pod Leader’s Training course. This course is available on a donation basis and includes videos and a pdf workbook broken down into easy-to-follow modules.
How to Build a Yurt Forest School
Setting Up a Yurt Forest School
Canadian Centre For Learning
Canadian Centre for Learning (CCL) is an interdisciplinary, collaborative higher learning community that provides opportunities for learners to study and work with world class, experienced and dedicated academics and professionals. As a beacon of freedom, CCL is a place where people’s voices matter, learning is joyful, ideas are inspirational and impact is transformational.
Tasha Fishman tried Homeschooling for 3 days and quickly discovered it wasn’t for her. Through Unschooling she discovered her children could lead their own learning through interest and passion, and has been successfully unschooling her children for several years. Her family has found a sense of ease and fulfillment along with a connection with her children she never thought possible.
To learn more on how you can duplicate Tasha’s success visit her website at TashaFishman.com
Mama Bears Un-Schooling Webinar
A conversation with parents who have succeeded in raising their children within the organic fluidity of unschooling. Listen to their ideas, successes and struggles as they discuss their experiences and how it has prepared their children for success.