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Lifelong Learning

What do you need to know and how will you learn it?

Bring on the Learning Revolution! Bring on the Learning Revolution!
In a sequel to his talk on how schools kill creativity, Sir Ken Robinson urges society to create schools where kids’ natural talents are recognized and nurtured.
Stories That Light Up The Dark Stories That Light Up The Dark
by Sanjay Khanna
The experiences of our ancestors offer us wisdom for surviving today's crises.
DIY Education: How to Start a Freeskool DIY Education: How to Start a Freeskool
by Lily Gershon
Who defines what schools are or what they teach? Why not you?
On Facing Judgment On Facing Judgment
by Shannon Hayes
Live radically, and you’ll inevitably face the judgment of others. For Shannon Hayes, loving unconditionally is the antidote.
Can You Teach Emotional Intelligence? Can You Teach Emotional Intelligence?
by Katherine Gustafson
The Secretary of Education isn't the only one who thinks so. Behind the growing movement for social and emotional learning.
The Wisdom of the Mulla The Wisdom of the Mulla
by Sheikh Jamal Rahman
The well-loved trickster from Islamic folklore reminds us to trust, laugh, and be honest with ourselves.
Every Teacher a Peace Teacher Every Teacher a Peace Teacher
by David Jackson Cook
At the heart of new Peace Studies programs is the declaration that nonviolence, peace, and justice are not utopian dreams but real and practical ways in which humans can affect the world around them.
Update: Post-Prison Garden Project Grows Earth Stewards Update: Post-Prison Garden Project Grows Earth Stewards
by Berit Anderson
Ten years ago YES! Magazine reported on Cathrine Sneed and her Garden Project. Today there are 37 Earth Stewards and seven full-time Garden Project employees.
DIY U DIY U
by Andrée Collier Zaleska
As the price of college skyrockets, a new book looks to "edupunk" alternatives.
People We Love :: Carol Beckley People We Love :: Carol Beckley
by Kim Eckart
Cultivating a rural community.
Freeing the Spirit of Change Freeing the Spirit of Change
by Rabbi Ted Falcon
Ethical behavior and loving generosity are at the core of faith—so why is the world hurting? Rabbi Ted Falcon on why paying attention to our interconnection is the first step toward healing.
A $67 Billion Victory for Students A $67 Billion Victory for Students
by David Bollier
The student loan program was socializing risks and privatizing profits. New legislation will let students skip the corporate middlemen.
Brett Dennen on the Healing Power of Music Brett Dennen on the Healing Power of Music
by Madeline Ostrander
Though he’s climbed to the top ten of the indie music charts and won accolades from Rolling Stone, 30-year-old musician Brett Dennen says his most important work to date has been with children at The Mosaic Project, a small outdoor school in the Napa Hills of California.
Ending the Trance, Answering the Call Ending the Trance, Answering the Call
by Rabbi Ted Falcon
Passover invites us to shake off the old stories of limitation, and create new ones of possibility and service.
Brett Dennen: My Most Important Songs Brett Dennen: My Most Important Songs
by Madeline Ostrander
A little-known album by pop star Brett Dennen is still changing lives at The Mosaic Project, teaching kids to stand up to intolerance.
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