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Ohhhhh... it's been awhile

Well… My intent was to write everyday.. we can see how well that’s working out. I started off with a lot of good intentions… finding a schedule and routine that works for everyone… doing projects and experiments.. 497 more words

Reflections on Illich 15: Being schooled, and as a result being credentialed, does not necessarily indicate an education

Illich, I. (1970). Deschooling Society. Cuernavaca, Mexico: CIDOC.  Downloadable from: http://www.preservenet.com/theory/Illich/Deschooling/intro.html

p. 40  “Once we have learned to need school, all our activities tend to take the shape of client relationships to other specialized institutions.  372 more words

Ivan Illich

Deschool the System

I find myself being exposed to so many different learning theories and am trying so hard to make sense of how they all fit together. 730 more words

Harvard

Reflections on Illich 14: The ritual of schooling: more an act of devotion than a way of learning

Illich, I. (1970). Deschooling Society. Cuernavaca, Mexico: CIDOC.  Downloadable from: http://www.preservenet.com/theory/Illich/Deschooling/intro.html

p. 39  “We cannot begin a reform of education unless we first understand that neither individual learning nor social equality can be enhanced by the ritual of schooling.” 379 more words

Ivan Illich

Bienvenido! Our new website was born today.

Hello and welcome to our website. ¡Ya Basta! is a Spanish phrase popularised by the libertarian indigenous rights group the Zapatistas, based in Mexico, who continue to demonstrate solidarity with oppressed groups throughout the world. 69 more words

Capitalism

Back to School...With Much to Learn

Even if the first day of autumn is still several weeks away, the passing of Labor Day always seems to signify that summer has come to a close. 1,297 more words

Wplongform

Reflections on Illich 12: The anti-dote to perpetuated immaturity is to get rid of compulsory, age-segregatated schooling

Illich, I. (1970). Deschooling Society. Cuernavaca, Mexico: CIDOC.  Downloadable from: http://www.preservenet.com/theory/Illich/Deschooling/intro.html

p. 29  “If there were no age-specific and obligatory learning institutions, ‘childhood’ would go out of production.” 195 more words

Ivan Illich