I read a book to him and then let him be…
Everyday, O and I come across so many nuggets of wisdom that inspire us and affirm our decision to homeschool and unschool. Here’s one remarkable article right here. The writer so beautifully put into words what we’ve believed in our hearts all this time.
“We can best help children learn, not by deciding what we think they should learn and thinking of ingenious ways to teach it to them, but by making the world, as far as we can, accessible to them, paying serious attention to what they do, answering their questions — if they have any — and helping them explore the things they are most interested in.”
― John Holt