A woman on an unschooling yahoo list I am subscribed to just sent us this message:
A couple weeks ago I was contacted by another player in the game, because of our interesting guild name, Horde of Unschoolers. She said WoW Insider was doing player profiles and would someone in the guild like to be interviewed; after asking some of the players, I ended up doing it.This is the article: 15 Minutes of Fame: Horde of Unschoolers. From the article:
What would happen if you let your child stay out of school to explore whatever she is most interested in doing, for as long as she wanted to do it? Would she end up playing World of Warcraft all day long? This week, meet a mom who not only lets her kids play WoW whenever they want to – but many days, she's the first one to log in. For the members of The Venture Co. server'sThe rest of the article is great. My kids have been playing WoW on and off for about a year now. They'll be joining the Horde of Unschoolers guild soon!
, it's a lifestyle and educational approach that's not as outlandish as it might sound. It's called "unschooling," and thousands of families find it just the ticket to a creative, individualized education.
matriarch Takulah, mom to two WoW-playing unschoolers and a WoW enthusiast in her own right, after the break.