Kerry McDonald, M.Ed.

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Location Boston, MA, United States
Introduction Kerry McDonald is an education policy writer and unschooling advocate whose articles have appeared in Forbes, Newsweek, NPR, Education Next, Natural Mother Magazine,, and Intellectual Takeout, among others. She has a B.A. in Economics from Bowdoin College and an M.Ed. in education policy from Harvard University. She is co-founder of, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Self-Directed Education. Kerry is the author of the forthcoming book, 'Unschooled: Raising Curious, Well-Educated Children Outside the Conventional Classroom' (Chicago Review Press). Kerry lives and learns together with her husband and four unschooled children (ages 4 to 11) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. You can email Kerry at and follow her on Twitter @kerry_edu.
Interests Attachment Parenting, Breastfeeding, Cloth Diapering, Co-Sleeping, Homebirthing, Homemaking, Homeschooling, Midwifery, Natural Childbirth, Natural Parenting, Writing