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Parker Palmer: Know  Yourself, Change  Your World Parker Palmer: Know Yourself, Change Your World
by Sarah van Gelder
An interview with Parker J. Palmer
Take Back Your Education Take Back Your Education
by John Taylor Gatto
More and more people are waking up to the mismatch between what is taught in schools and what we need to know. What can you do about it?
Reinvent Yourself, Reinvent the World Reinvent Yourself, Reinvent the World
by Sarah van Gelder
Editor's introduction to Learn as You Go, the Fall 2009 issue of YES!
Volunteers Teach Healing Arts Volunteers Teach Healing Arts
by Louise Dunlap
Inspired by Paulo Freire’s work in the 1960s, Capacitar International teaches practices such as tai chi, acupressure and mindfulness, to volunteers. They then teach those skills in traumatized communities in places like Guatemala, Israel, Palestine, Rwanda, and Ireland.
Citizen Scientists Learn from Flowers Citizen Scientists Learn from Flowers
by Heather Purser
People across the country are learning what plants say about global warming.
Roadtrip Nation Takes the Route Less Traveled Roadtrip Nation Takes the Route Less Traveled
by Madeline Ostrander
Roadtrip Nation, a personal journey turned film, then TV series, and now a youth movement, sends groups of young people out on the road every year to find out how people choose careers they’re passionate about.
Higher Education Higher Education
by John Taylor Gatto
12 Things You Might Not Have Learned in a Classroom
Soil, Seeds, Salt: Education Brought Down to Earth Soil, Seeds, Salt: Education Brought Down to Earth
by Madhu Suri Prakash
For thousands of young people bored by the irrelevance of what they are learning and moved by the desire to eat food that heals rather than sickens, the message to become the change they wish to see in the world now has the awakening and compelling ring of truth and conviction.
Discussion Guide: Learn as You Go Discussion Guide: Learn as You Go
Article summaries and questions to spark your discussion around the YES! Education issue.
Five Ways to Reschool on the Interweb Five Ways to Reschool on the Interweb
by Melia Dicker
Here are five types of online resources to educate you from the comfort of your couch.
How Do You "Know"? How Do You "Know"?
by Ellie Drago-Severson
Understand better how each of us develops, depending on our way of knowing. Are you rule-based or reflective, other-focused or interconnecting?
Quote :: Mark Twain Quote :: Mark Twain
Download this Mark Twain quote. Hang it up and share the inspiration.
Resource Guide for Life-Long Learning Resource Guide for Life-Long Learning
by Heather Purser
Resources to help you take back your education.
Regenerating Our Learning Commons Regenerating Our Learning Commons
Shikshantar presents Udaipur, India as a learning city.
Matt Damon on Facing History Matt Damon on Facing History
Matt Damon recalls when a Holocaust survivor spoke to his Facing History and Ourselves class when he was in middle school.
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