podcastSeason 1

Learning Reimagined

By August 1, 2016 March 13th, 2019 No Comments

Audio Producer

Juan P. Perez

Co-producer

Fatima Mookadam

Writer

Marley Richards

Welcome to Episode 2! If you enjoy what you hear, please help more people find this podcast by rating it on iTunes. Thanks!

In this episode, we’re breaking the stereotype that unschooling is a white, male, middle-class thing. I’m so excited to share a peek into Zakiyya Ismail’s life and work. She is a longtime self-directed education advocate and mother of two young adults and a 9-year old, all of whom are life-long unschoolers. Zakiyya and her husband wanted their children to have the space to define themselves outside of predominant ideologies, and they saw that school was not where that would happen.

“Why should we restrict ourselves to our geographic location, when we can find people we can connect with anywhere in the world?” -Zakiyya Ismail

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