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Contrary to cultural expectations, self chosen activities don’t have to taste bad to be good!
A review of Blake Boles’ new book that is being released today.
A webinar series in collaboration with Eclectic Learning Network & The Alliance for Self-Directed Education
A discussion of how self-directed spaces are able to flex in this time of crisis.
just be during quarantine.
In the scurry to assert a sense of normalcy, public school districts, educators, and families are missing opportunities to revise assumptions about how education ought to work. Now’s our chance to shift the status quo of conventional schooling.
This story involves suicidal thoughts, self-harm, and bullying. Please do not read this if those topics will trigger you. In elementary school, I was the […]
A write-up around ways to support families during this time.
An exploration of the intersections between learning, education and schooling and their relationship to the society we end up with.
Some young people are getting tattoos and body piercings as an expression of their youth rights movement.
Artwork created and performed by self-directed children during Coronavirus mandated quarantine.
Some science-backed benefits of unschooling.
What does it mean to self-direct in an isolated world?
Many people worry that Self-Directed Education is too risky for children from less privileged households. But is our duty to expose kids to the types of knowledge that confer privilege, or to help them develop their fullest, most meaningful lives?
Ten members of SDE communities discuss their reactions to COVID-19 and quarantine.
Recent journal entries from the Director of one self-directed center.
One person’s decision to direct their own education and why doing it should be the norm.
How I designed an “informal PhD” and what other folks are doing in the same direction.
Adults act as if there is an invisible barrier between childhood and adulthood. Suddenly, you expect me to make a difference….but you can’t expect the very people you ridiculed to save you.
Modeling play and freedom for adults (in hopes that it will help some adults deschool).
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