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Lifelong Learning

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

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.
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.
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