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Doing it Together: Youth Liberation and Deschooling - An interview with carla bergman

Last month I interviewed my friend carla bergman on deschooling, youth liberation, and other things, for The Peak magazine in Guelph.  Read the full interview here… 131 more words

Articles And News

Continual surprise

My daughter and husband are out in the forest, going on a “hike” which these days means talking with her about all the cool sticks and rocks and leaves she finds for about a half mile. 742 more words

Hacking life

Here comes another fork in the road. I think these opportunities seem to come less and less as my life follows more and more conventional paths. 994 more words

Values

What is in a name? What shall we call it?

In the Drabsch (2013) e-brief to the NSW Parliament, Home Education in NSW, it is reported that distance education is not considered to be a form of home education/home schooling by the NSW Department of Education, because the children are directly enrolled in a Department controlled school, and are subject to Department supervised schooling.  1,022 more words

Education

Family-Based Education: The role of the family in education

The following has been lifted from my PhD dissertation, and slightly edited for this blog site.  I continue to give thought to some of my earlier ideas, and welcome feedback as I continue to refine them. 2,969 more words

Education

To what extent does schooling prevent creative thinking?

Just yesterday I was in a workshop of a mining company.  The mining company is winding down because of a significant down turn in the Australian economy, and there are only a couple of men working in the huge shed. 332 more words

Unschooling

Delightfully Deschooling

“In a practical context, it (Deschooling) refers to the mental process a person goes through after being removed from a formal schooling environment, when the “school mindset” is eroded over time. 1,102 more words

Unschool