I dreamed of pocket information devices that brought libraries in the palm of your hand.

If you want to find some good resources, go do to the sources of the most radical forms; they’re inspirational.

See John Holt’s Why Johnny Can’t Read and Unschooling. As old as they are, they got the ball rolling. They were old when *I* read them in the early 80s as a young teenager but I found myself grinning the whole way through because *finally* I felt that someone in the ‘adult world’ really understand my pain.

Also, JS. Neill’s Summerhill for a rosy and indealistic but interesting account of a very real experimental school system done along the lines of what you may be thinking of.

Neither one is about homeschooling but they’re each related to the homeschooling movement. I’m REALLY glad that, within my own lifetime, Ive watched it blossom, along with the “infinite library” of the Internet. I remember when I *had* to go to the books and… microfiche. I dreamed of pocket information devices that brought libraries in the palm of your hand. Now, we have smartphones. yet, school still sucks for kids just like it always did. So, at least some of my dreams came true.

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