* * * * Re-blogging this one to encourage us all to remember how much our kids need all the information we can give them about life. It isn’t just an unschooling technique — it’s part of our parenting job! * * * *
Your child is an information and experience Hoover. She was born to devour data. He was created in just such a way as to be driven to gorge himself on life. And all in order to live it, and understand it, to interact with it freely and creatively, and to put that knowledge and wisdom to use in living. And if you have ever seen the science fiction movie Short Circuit, you may liken this drive to the scene where Johnny 5 is ravenously devouring all of Ally Sheedy’s books, one after the other, and watching TV until the wee hours of the night, soaking in every possible detail and nuance of human culture that he could get his sensors on.
I mention this (fairly obvious) fact not to regale you with my deep knowledge of the inner workings of the minds of…
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