Category Archives: Schooling

Hierarchy, Freedom and Learning

Learning Requires Freedom Defeating Dominance and Achieving Equality Hunter-Gatherers’ Playful Parenting How Hunter-Gatherers Maintained Their Egalitarian Ways The Natural Environment for Children’s Self-Education Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education We humans have two fundamentally different ways of governing … Continue reading

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Children Educate Themselves

Part I:  Outline of Some of the Evidence Part II:  We All Know That’s True for Little Kids Part III:  The Wisdom of Hunter-Gatherers Part IV:  Lessons from Sudbury Valley As adults we do have certain responsibilities toward our children … Continue reading

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