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The Value of Connecting the Dots to Create “Real Learning”

The Value of Connecting the Dots to Create “Real Learning”

| October 31, 2014 | 12 Comments

A Philadelphia center puts making connections between concepts and experiences central to the creative process for student-driven learning.

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How Students Lead the Learning Experience at Democratic Schools

How Students Lead the Learning Experience at Democratic Schools

| October 10, 2014 | 93 Comments

The Fairhaven School, which opened its doors in 1998, has no tests or grades, and no assigned homework. Its goal is to help students develop two core traits: agency and autonomy.

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A Parent’s Message: School Is Choking the Creativity Out of Kids

A Parent’s Message: School Is Choking the Creativity Out of Kids

| September 11, 2014 | 7 Comments

A glimpse inside the education of two “unschooled” boys.

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How do Unschoolers Turn Out?

How do Unschoolers Turn Out?

| September 2, 2014 | 84 Comments

Unschoolers weigh in on how their lives have evolved, including college, career, and overall happiness.

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