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October 17, 2016:

The Alliance for Self‑Directed Education (No Comments)Posted in: News by SoulRiser @ 11:40 PM

Source: The Alliance for Self‑Directed Education Alliance Announced at the AERO Conference Hello Allies! Thank you for your interest in the Alliance for Self-Directed Education and for your efforts spreading self-directed education in the world!  It’s been amazing to see such an enthusiastic response from so many of you after announcing the Alliance at the AERO […]

Teachers give terrible advice on how to deal with teachers (No Comments)Posted in: Commentary by SoulRiser @ 6:07 PM

Original: Teachers give terrible advice on how to deal with teachers I recently stumbled upon a Quora question posted by a parent who wanted to know if she should speak to her daughter's teacher, who is a bully, about the teacher's treatment of her daughter. The Quora question asked: "My daughter's 1st grade teacher refused […]

September 8, 2016:

South African textbook asks pupils how victim's behaviour led to rape (1 Comment)Posted in: News by SoulRiser @ 8:38 PM

by Rob Davies Thursday 8 September 2016 15.58 BST   Publisher Pearson says it will amend book aimed at children aged 15 to 16 that has been in circulation for five years   Pearson has submitted corrections to the textbook to South Africa’s department of basic education. Photograph: Yonela Palesa Moopelwa/Facebook   The publishing group Pearson […]

September 3, 2016:

You don't legally have to go to school (2 Comments)Posted in: Commentary by SoulRiser @ 10:47 AM

Source: You don't legally have to go to school. - YouTube School should really teach you this. Looking at the law, it shows you don't have to go to school - in fact, there are a hell of a lot of alternative options available. ► Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/boyinabandcom ► Twitter: http://twitter.com/DavePBrown ► Tumblr: http://davebiab.tumblr.com/ ► Music: […]

September 2, 2016:

They Dream of School, and None of the Dreams Are Good (No Comments)Posted in: Commentary by SoulRiser @ 10:47 AM

In this survey, 128 adults described their recurring dreams of being in school. by Peter Gray Dreams of being in school are common among adults of all ages.  In fact, in dream surveys, being in school typically ranks among the top five dream categories in frequency, even among adults who have been out of school […]

August 31, 2016:

Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education | Psychology Today (1 Comment)Posted in: Commentary by SoulRiser @ 1:51 PM

Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education | Psychology Today. In my last post I took a step that, I must admit, made me feel uncomfortable. I said, several times: "School is prison." I felt uncomfortable saying that because school is so much a part of my life and the lives of almost everyone […]

August 4, 2012:

SS Forums Back Up (No Comments)Posted in: Site Updates by SoulRiser @ 12:08 AM

Read all about it here :) Okay, so there's not much to read... but check it out anyway. There's some new features and stuff.

June 8, 2012:

SS Forums Down Until Further Notice (65 Comments)Posted in: Site Updates by SoulRiser @ 9:07 PM

UPDATE: The forums are back up! I'll leave them in read-only mode for now. If you want to keep in contact with people from the forums, you should get their contact details via PM or something. Maybe one of you can create another forum somewhere else (in fact, please do... it's a free internet). Why? […]

December 6, 2011:

Ungehorsam und Widerstand (No Comments)Posted in: German by SoulRiser @ 4:46 PM

WARNUNG: So wie es mit den ignoranten Lehrern so ist, beim durchführen dieser Dinge könntest du als "undankbar", "unfolgsam", "rebellious", "niederträchtig" oder anders abgestempelt werden. Es liegt also in deiner Hand. Und noch etwas: erinnere dich an den Spruch "Dummheit schreit am meisten", was bedeutet, dass wenn du ein paar dumme Sachen auf deinem Weg […]

14 Gute Gründe warum Schule schlecht ist & Sachen die ich an der Schule hasse: (2 Comments)Posted in: German by SoulRiser @ 4:44 PM

- brauche noch ne übersetzung für "nevermind you'd rather be doing" 1. Schule ist schlecht weil: Wenn du sie nicht magst denken Leute automatisch das etwas ernsthaft falsch mit dir ist. 2. Schule ruiniert lernen. In der Schule ist lernen nur über das Einprägen von Sachen, Fragen beantworten und ein haufen Zeugs zu schreiben über […]

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