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Northside Unschoolers parent meeting update from Amy: Our monthly parent meeting is scheduled for next Wednesday- when it was scheduled the topic was “Family Mission Statements”. While this is a great topic, considering that most of us are jumping back into the’ classes and activities starting up mode’ next week, I am changing the topic […]

  The next NUG Parents Support meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 14. This month, the topic is: *Trusting kids (and ourselves!).* Bring your success stories and Aha! moments. What does your kid know/is able to do that you didn’t “teach” him? How is your relationship different from what you observe among your traditionally-schooled […]

The In Home Potluck Picnic is Just 1 Day Away! It’s this Sunday! The much anticipated InHome family potluck picnic. Clear your calendar and come out for a day of good food, fun games, and great conversations. WHEN: Sunday, October 7th, from 10 am to 2 pm WHERE: Busse Woods, Grove #2, located in Elk […]

Teen club at Youmedia (bottom floor of the Harold Washington library, 400 S State St  Chicago)is starting its fall program next week. There is an open house for parents and students Sept. 13th 1:30-3:30pm to come get a tour of the facility and an introduction to some of the projects they will be working on. Here […]

Please join us Monday Join us for the Northside Unschoolers Group Parents Meeting. We will be discussing and creating Family Mission Statements. Monday evening November 14, 2011 7:00pm-9:00pm Irving Park United Methodist Church 3801 N. Keeler (at Grace St.) Just off the Irving Park stop on the Blue Line and Irving Park, Kennedy exit. There […]

  Association of Chicago Homeschooled/Unschooled Teens (often simply called teen club)meets every Thursday at Youmedia to socialize and work on projects together. If you are a Chicagoland teen aged 13-18 you should come check it out! LOCATION: Harold Washington Library Center You Media 1st floor 400 S. State Street, Chicago, IL When: Thursdays from 1-3pm […]

On the tenth anniversary of  the September 11th attacks on America when there were memorials and reflections upon the day and what it meant to the world I paused in my reflecting to recall how I felt that day about homeschooling. It was my daughter’s official 5th day of homeschooling kindergarten. We were making green […]

  Tune in live this Monday July 29th 10am central time here! After a nice long hiatus I am at it again with the online radio shows designed to spread vital info to the homeschooling and unschooling community! This time I have got quite the guy. Blake Boles will be my guest. He was on […]

Northside Unschoolers beach days have begun. You can find a bunch of homeschoolers and hang out all day at lovely Lake Michigan just about every Friday now until September.

  No time for lengthy blog posts but like your tweets? Follow us on Twitter. All the fast paced homeschool happenings in Chicago and surrounds will be listed there. I guess I better buy a blackberry so I can keep up.

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