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By John Taylor Gatto
A former New York Teacher of the Year says real education is about learning wisdom, self-reliance, culture, and leadership, not fitting kids into the economy's pigeonholes
By David Sobel
Instead of scaring kids with tales of eco-destruction, educators can build on a child's love of nature, sense of adventure, and emerging social consciousness
INNOVATION: Adopt a Watershed
By Mark Charette.
by David Orr
A new classroom building opens students' imaginations to the possibilities of a sustainable future.
By Donna Nichols-White
An African-American family chooses home-schooling over allowing their sons to become "endangered Black males"
The Albany Free School
By Chris Mercogliano
A three year-old fireball tests the limits of a student-centered free school
|INNOVATION: Community Learning Centers
By Dee Dickinson.
Computers in Schools
By Lowell Monke
A careful look at what computers can - and can't do for us
INNOVATION: Diversity Quilt
By Kari Thorene.
INNOVATION: You Can't Say, "You Can't Play"
By Tracy Rysavy.
Music of the (Hemi)Spheres
By Richard Heinberg
Music, rhythm, and movement open doorways to intuitive learninggand integrated intelligence
INNOVATION: Finding a Voice
By Rachel Pruitt.
101 Ways to Get Educated
By YES! editors and advisors
A tuition-free guide to real world education
Organizations, books, curriculum, ideas, tools, and resources
Heart & Soul
Integral Life; Integral Teacher
An interview with Parker Palmer
The ripple effects of choosing to live, teach, and work "divided-no-more"
Arts & Media
by N. Bird Runningwater
The movie Smoke Signals may be just an early sign that Native Americans are taking back the telling of their stories