To learn about self directed education and other relevant topics
Unschooling is a word that was coined to describe an educational method and philosophy that advocates learner-chosen activities, whole life experiences and successful family relationships as the best way to learn and thrive.
Working together for greater freedom, autonomy and social justice in education. The Network explores educational alternatives and promotes human-centred and rights-respecting practice in education in the UK; advocating for more voice and choice for children and young people in how they learn.
The Agile Learning Center approach is being received extremely well by educators, parents, and social innovators seeking a powerful education alternative. They've created an ALC Starter Kit.
The stories of grown unschoolers aged 20 - 29 in their own words. An 'unschooler' is anyone who enjoyed large amounts of autonomy and self-direction as a child, mostly outside of conventional school.
Children come into the world with instinctive drives to educate themselves. These include the drives to play and explore. This blog is primarily about these drives and ways by which we could create learning environments that optimise rather than suppress them
The Alliance for Self-Directed Education (ASDE) is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to normalising and legitimising Self-Directed Education, to make it available to everyone who seeks it
Teresa Graham Brett - Parenting for social change
Faber and Mazlish - How To Talk So Kids Will Listen, and Listen So Kids Will Talk
Thomas Gordon - Parent Effectiveness Training
Peter Gray - Free to Learn
Daniel Greenberg - Turning Learning Right Side Up: Putting Education Back on Track
Peter Hartkamp - Beyond Coercive Education
Yaacov Hecht - Democratic Education
John Holt - How children learn, How children fail, Learning all the time
Ivan Illich - Deschooling Society
Rue Kream - Parenting a Free Child: An Unschooled Life
Pam Larricia - Free to live
A. S. Neill - Summerhill School
Harriet Pattison - Rethinking Learning to Read
Lori Pickett - Project Based Homeschooling
Stephen Porges - The Polyvagal Theory
Marshall Rosenberg - Non Violent Communication
Heather Shumaker - It's OK Not to Share