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Quick, Get Me Out of Here!

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“I think I can safely say that we who believe in self-directed learning do so…

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This is the first in our series of articles for National Democracy Week 2018.  Naomi…

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But how will they learn to read?

When my son was less than 6 months old, we were given a cloth bag…

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Schools with no lessons? No adult imposed curriculum or rules? Schools where children have an…

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