This is a brief video on using silent communication signals: how teachers/students use them in the classroom and why they're used. (Provided by The Teaching Channel: an excellent resource for teachers.
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World, by Steven Johnson is a very interesting book. The pump handle! This book has it all!
What is Unschooling? We are just not a "sit down and you listen to me" schedule oriented family. This concept is so intrinsic and natural -- after a couple preschool/homeschool years I've learned with Sawyer and Aspen this is much mor