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Tipping Points
April,  2018
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 Learning and the Role of Care

The role that care plays in self directed learning.
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
Previous Stories

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?

Can Unschooling Save Our Planet?

How we treat the earth is a reflection of how we treat each other.
Voice of the Children

Sexuality, Gender, and Childhood, Part I

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

Challenging Convention and Post-Secondary Education in America

Conventional wisdom says we all need to go to university, but is that really what’s best for everyone?
El Mundo Donde los Niños Son Personas

Libertad Bajo Responsabilidad

Muchas son las personas que confunden libertad con libertinaje. En este artículo Rebecka Koritz explica las diferencias.

Making Sense of #metoo

Consent is a big part of what we do at Mont-Libre. But tackling an issue as sensitive as #metoo with teenage boys is still a challenge.

Self-Directed Education: As Social As It Gets

How and why Self-Directed Education is more social than teacher-directed schooling.

From Fear to Freedom

One family recounts their journey from an education based in fear, to an education based in trust.
Voice of the Children

The Children’s Civil Rights Movement

“Why are those teachers screaming at those kids?” my son James asked me, with a look of true shock and concern on his face. He […]

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