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Tipping Points
June,  2018

My Faith Led Me to Unschooling

By digging deeper into my faith, I learned what it means to be a family that learns together
Voice of the Children

Across the Lines: Abolishing Racism with Education

Cultivating liberated and unbiased spaces for youth to grow through Self-Directed Education

Growing and Learning Beyond “Normal”

Is there such thing as a normal two, three, or six year old? Actually, the science is pretty shaky.
The Self-Directed Bookworm

Teens and Screens

An adolescent mental health crisis is brewing. Are smartphones and social media to blame?

The Power of Curiosity

Self-Directed Education gives curiosity space to do its magic
Previous Stories
El Mundo Donde los Niños Son Personas

Los accidentes y el desarrollo de los niños

Por qué los accidentes son importantes para el desarrollo de los niños

My Self-Directed (Adult) Journey into Self-Directed Education

After being successful following a pre-paved, practiced, tried-and-true education and life path, how does one deviate from that?

Deschooling in School

Part 3: Where Are We Now?
The Self-Directed Bookworm

You Can’t Ruin Your Kids

Why parenting matters less than we think

Time to Fail

Providing space and time for trial and error is essential to learning

Self-Directed Education and the Role of Care

If we want a better future for ourselves and children, we need to start creating more communities of care.
El Mundo Donde los Niños Son Personas

De la educación progresiva... 2a parte

En este articulo dividido en dos partes, Rebecka Koritz nos relata su viaje personal a través de Montessori y luego Waldorf, hasta aterrizar en la Educación Autodirigida.

SDE and Special Snowflake Syndrome

Self-directed is commonly assumed to mean self-centered and self-important

The Junto

Why a club of mutual- and societal-improvement is good for teenagers, and how to structure one.
Voice of the Children

Sexuality, Gender, and Childhood, Part II

How perception of sexuality and gender is transformed by education, and what that means in Self-Directed Education.

Your Children Are Not Your Property

So why do so many of us treat them that way?
El Mundo Donde los Niños Son Personas

De la educación progresiva... 1a parte

En este articulo dividido en dos partes, Rebecka Koritz nos relata su viaje personal a través de Montessori y luego Waldorf, hasta aterrizar en la Educación Autodirigida.

Wanted: A Few Good Females

Why is it that parents, who come to see the value in a Free School education, think it might be just the thing for their son, but don’t want to rock the boat for their “well-adjusted” daughter?
The Self-Directed Bookworm

Hail the Almighty Diploma

On the undeniable power of credentials and what self-directed learners can do about it

Deschooling in School

Part 2: Why even try?

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