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July-August 2017

Inside the strange but educational world of unschooling

Proponents of a new education movement say kids can learn outside of structured classrooms. Traditional educators can learn from it, too

Tyler Hein

When most kids in his age are in a classroom learning angles, Ben Hewitt’s son is making a bow. He’s testing the string and the flex of the wood. He shoots an arrow and figures out which angle makes the arrow fly the farthest, flinging them around the Vermont acreage the Hewitts call home. He’s been […] More »