The Story of the Fifteenth Street School
A first person account of self-directed learners taking appropriate risk, managing anger and fear. Further musing and speculation about the nature of fear and adult discomfort with children taking risks.
Maybe it isn’t that school is so structured because kids are incapable, but that kids seem incapable because we only see what they are doing in schools that are so structured.
Part one of four of a collection of essays from the book Anarchist Pedagogies.