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People We Love: Shannon McNamara People We Love: Shannon McNamara
by Tiffany Ran
Sharing education in Africa.
What Is Democratic Education? What Is Democratic Education?
by Isaac Graves
Sure, we teach democracy in our schools—but we need to practice it there, too.
Robert Sapolsky: The Uniqueness of Humans Robert Sapolsky: The Uniqueness of Humans
What can we learn from our similarities and differences in relation to other animals?
A Hands-On New Year A Hands-On New Year
by Grace Lee Boggs
Grace Lee Boggs: The next decade will bring further changes in the way we think about food, work, and education.
Curriculum & Resources: Getting Boys to Read, Story of Food Curriculum & Resources: Getting Boys to Read, Story of Food
Two resources that explore how to get boys to be lifelong readers and where our food comes from.
Rewriting Education for the Real World Rewriting Education for the Real World
Video: The Environmental Charter High School is making an impact on students, the community, and the planet.
Relearning the Skills of Community Relearning the Skills of Community
by Sarah Byrnes
How members of Common Security Clubs help each other relearn how to live in community.
A Sit-In Success Story A Sit-In Success Story
by Micah Uetricht
Parents in a low-income Chicago neighborhood endured a 43-day sit-in to get a library for their children.
Not Your Grandfather’s Retirement Not Your Grandfather’s Retirement
Meet 10 people over 60 who are combining their experience and passion for social good.
Reducing Our Speed Reducing Our Speed
Video: Why do we call life a journey and rush through it like it’s a race with a prize at the end?
My Kids Eat Snails My Kids Eat Snails
by Shannon Hayes
Radical homemaker Shannon Hayes: When standardized curricula fall short, food can teach the values I want my kids to learn.
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.
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