"School failed me, and I failed the school. It bored me. The teachers behaved like Fieldwebel (sergeants). I wanted to learn what I wanted to know, but they wanted me to learn for the exam. What I hated most was the comptetitive system there, and especially sports. Because of this, I wasn't worth anything, and several times they suggested I leave....." ~ Albert Einstein
I don't know how kids have any time to develop if they have to "do well in school." I certainly didn't have the time to become who I needed to be... It all had to hit me after college when I finally took a breath.
Sometimes people say “Unschooling isn’t working for my child” or they say, "We tried unschooling but it didn’t work." I asked Sandra Dodd, Nina Haley and Sue Patterson: When, why and how does unschooling fail?