Unschoolers Share about the Technology
in their lives

 

SCREEN TIME
Roxana Sorooshian

SKYRIM
Heather | Today Was Amazing

Tech Support - How to Plug Your Kids In
Michele James-Parham | Natural Attachment

Unschooling: Embracing the All of It
STEPHANIE | ORDINARY LIFE MAGIC

IF YOU GIVE A BOY A VIDEO GAME - LEARNING TO SPELL
REBECCA | DOWN A RABBIT TRAIL

DIGITAL LEARNING: THE KEY TO KNOWING
AMY | UNEARTH AND FATHOM

VIDEO GAMES ARE AWESOME. JUST GET OVER IT
JO | UNBOUNDED OCEAN

THERE IS NO SCARCIT: UNSCHOOLING
AMY | ON BRADSTREET

UNDERSTANDING THE SHINE
PRIYA | FLIGHTS OF FANCY

UNSCHOOLING AND ACCESS TO THE MEDIA
IDZIE | I'M UNSCHOOLED. AND YES, I CAN WRITE.

IT'S SO NOT JUST A GAME
SHANNON | BREAKING DAYLIGHT

ON TV AND VIDEOGAMES
MARCY | THE PEREGRINE FALCON ACADEMY - OUR ADVENTURES IN UNSCHOOLING

LET'S TALK ABOUT TECH BABY
SHANNON | BREAKING DAYLIGHT

WHAT IS ART? ASKED JESTING PILATE WHO WOULD NOT STAY FOR AN ANSWER
Frank | Singularity

BEING A ROLE MODEL FOR MY SON
HEATHER | TODAY WAS AMAZING

Peter Gray

VALUE OF VIDEO GAMES

The Literacy of Gaming: What Kinds Learn from Playing 
Aran Levasseur | PBS.ORG

The Many Benefits, for kids, by Playing Videogames
Peter Gray | PSYCHOLOGY TODAY

How Videogames Like Minecraft Actually Help Kids Learn to Read by Clive Thompson | WIRED

IS MINECRAFT THE ULTIMATE EDUCATIONAL TOOL?
GOOD NEWS FOR GAMER

How Video Games Change the Brain
Lydia Denworth | THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN

9 Ways Videogames Can Be Good for You
Drew Guarini | HUFFINGTON POST

Video Games May Treat Dyslexia
Michele Solis | SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN

Playing an Active Video Game Reduces Gender Differences in Spatial Cognition
Jing Feng, Ian Spence and Jay Spratt |PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE

Playing Action Videogames Can Boost Learning, Study Says
SCIENCE DAILY

Positive Association of Video Game Playing with Left Frontal Cortical Thickness in Adolescents
PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE  RESEARCH ARTICLE (PEER-REVIEWED)

Videogames and Learning
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

The Effects of Video Game Playing on Attention, Memory, and Executive control
SCIENCE DIRECT (RESEARCH PAPER)

Study Finds Gamers are Better Learners
Justine Alford | IFL SCIENCE

The Many Benefits of Videogames
Sandra Dodd's website hosts a huge collection of article links about the benefits of playing videogames

Still have questions?

Lots of people still struggle with how much time their children spend using technology. Society reinforces this concern all the time. If you'd like to have some help figuring out how to be supportive to your child and continue to apply unschooling principles to your parenting - even when technology is concerned! - then join us in our parenting group. Even if you're not a radical unschooler, you can learn how those ideas can be applied.