Tipping Points
February,  2018

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 […]

How Self-Directed Education Supports Children’s Mental Health

How a child’s personal attributes can be valued and fostered in one setting, and labeled a mental health disorder in another.
Previous Stories
El Mundo Donde los Niños Son Personas

Cómo Se Ve Realmente Cuando un Niño Aprende

En este artículo, Rebecka Koritz explica cómo se ve la educación autodirigida en la realidad, y por qué la programación con la que cargamos como adultos nos impide reconocer los momentos de verdadero aprendizaje.

Artificially Segmented Learning

Learning is not as neat, tidy, and segmented as our schooled culture would have us believe.

Deschooling in School

Is it possible?

The Real Stuff

Authentic learning happens anytime, anywhere. Children have the natural ability to find real meaning in everyday experiences.

Our Road Trip: Visiting SDE Communities

Driving across North America, connecting SDE dots.

Choice Is An Illusion If Not Free

Students making free, self directed choices is a vital part of democratic education.

Personalized Learning for Two-Legged Walking Computers

Behavior Modification Trumps Self-Directed Education
El Mundo Donde los Niños Son Personas

La Escuela Mata la Creatividad

“¡La diferencia es abismal!”: Rebecka Koritz nos comparte las observaciones hechas dentro de sus proyectos educativos sobre el nivel creativo de niños escolarizados y de niños desescolarizados.

The Power of Story

Encouraging homeschoolers, unschoolers, and those who attend alternative schools to change the world through personal narrative

SDE and the UNCRC Part 2: Education as ‘Compulsory’

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child enshrines the child's right to an education that is child-friendly and empowering, and that enables the child to enjoy the full range of human rights. Yet, it also makes this 'compulsory'. Is this the contradiction that it seems to be?

Unschooling In Class

College students gain first-hand insight into the intrigue of unschooling

Living With An Explorer

Like St. Exupery’s “The Little Prince,” my son, Jamie, surely fell to us from some small, distant planet where money doesn’t exist, no one suffers, […]

An Experiment in Schooling

Living in Costa Rica leads one unschooling family to examine the culture of institutionalized schooling.

JUAL is a Jewel of a Journal

Peter Gray Interviews Carlo Ricci, Founder and Editor of the Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning .
El Mundo Donde los Niños Son Personas

Los Riesgos de la Educación Autodirigida

¿Cuáles son los verdaderos riesgos de la Educación Autodirigida? En este artículo Rebecka Koritz examina los mitos y los miedos acerca de esta innovadora opción educativa.

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