Posted on Feb 03, 2010 - 11:08 PM by Shawn Strader in Op-EducationThe concept of democratic education was not introduced to me until summer of 2004. I was aware of homeschooling, and slightly familiar with unschooling, but had never really pushed to find an understanding of either approach. But in 2004, The Village Free School, of Portland, OR, was undergoing its first stages of creation, and I was fortunate to be around for it. It is something I took a deep interest in.
Posted on Feb 23, 2010 - 08:40 PM by Alison Bagg Brink in ImprovEducationIt has been a strange week at the Brink house. It all culminated yesterday morning, when my husband drove to a job site early, to pick up some tools. Yesterday was crystal clear. He was on a stretch of road with a 35 mile an hour speed limit. The car in front of my husband's van struck a man walking across the street. The walker was tossed into the air, hit the pavement, and rolled multiple times. The driver of the car barely slowed down, and then fled the scene. My husband stopped, helped the injured man to the side of the road, began basic first aid, and called EMS.
Posted on Mar 15, 2010 - 05:32 AM by Khalif Williams in Uncharted ParentingBy the time my son, Ezra, was 5, he had his own set of tools (real ones) and a tool box in which to keep them. I immediately began to introduce him to a few simple principles that have now become our family carpentry creed:
Posted on Apr 29, 2010 - 07:02 PM by Alison Bagg Brink in ImprovEducationStudents began choosing the delivery method for new information at the beginning of the month. I discussed this in "Maybe Kids Should Have a Say in How They Receive Information?"
Posted on Feb 04, 2011 - 03:26 PM by Scott Nine in The LandscapeI've spent much of the last five days making sense of the two days I spent in DC last week and the last six months of my work with IDEA.
Posted on Feb 08, 2011 - 06:11 AM by Dana Bennis in ResourcesFacilitator’s Guide to Participatory Decision Making
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