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Four Pillars of Unschooling Course

Four Pillars of Unschooling Course

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Let’s (re)visit the fundamentals of unschooling!

This 4-week course invites you on a transformative journey to explore what learning looks like beyond the traditional classroom.

This course is based on a monthly theme in the Living Joyfully Network online community. It consists of the four weekly focus calls between Pam and Anna, each discussing a particular aspect of the theme, plus the weekly question we share, encouraging members to think about it through the unique lens of their experiences and family.

Here are the foundational ideas and paradigm shifts we’ll explore:

1. Redefining Learning: Let’s look at education through a new lens, one that emphasizes personal interests and intrinsic motivation (curiosity!) over standardized curricula.

2. Following Interests: Shift our focus from prescriptive content to contextual learning, enhancing personal connections and deeper understanding.

3. Making Choices: Explore the empowering process of making choices, fostering self-awareness and critical thinking.

4. Why Not Yes?: Challenge conventional responses to foster a supportive environment that encourages exploration and discovery.

Each lesson also includes a question to help you more deeply process the topic and what it looks like for you—because we are all different people. We encourage you to spend time with the question to move beyond an intellectual understanding of the ideas and get a feel for what they look like for you in practice.

Four Pillars of Unschooling isn't just a course—it's an invitation to rethink education and learning. Join us on this journey to uncover the joyful and effective learning experiences that await beyond conventional classroom.

Join us today!


When you purchase the Four Pillars of Unschooling course, you will receive each lesson through email, one lesson per week. You will receive the first lesson the same day you purchase the course, the second lesson seven days later, and so on.

You will also receive links to download both ebook/PDF and audiobook editions of the course, great for those who want to quickly immerse themselves in information they're super curious about. You might find your sweet spot is a combo of reading the ebook or listening to the audiobook and then using the weekly emails as great reminders to dive deeper and focus on the question.

All the content is yours to keep forever, so please take this course at your own pace. If life gets busy, don’t beat yourself up! Just jump back in.


Anna has two grown children who were always unschooled. She has a degree in Family and Child Development and has written and spoken at conferences about relationships and unschooling for over 20 years. She currently co-hosts the Exploring Unschooling Podcast.

Pam’s three now-grown children left the school system in 2002 when they were 9, 7, and 4 years old, began unschooling, and they never looked back. Pam is the author of five books about unschooling and the founding host of the Exploring Unschooling podcast, with more than 350 episodes in its archive.

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