The Truth Injection!

Hello, Universe! Here’s the premiere of a new web series I’ve started titled “The Truth Injection“.     I’m picturing about 12 episodes like this featuring famous people talking about the “alternative” side of the mental health system.  Hopefully, we won’t consider these stories “alternative” one day… we’ll just think of them as warnings of…

21 days trailer after the war

21 DAYS: After the War

21 DAYS After the War In order to help young people transition from conventional schooling to self-directed education, I wanted to create a “boot camp” of sorts.  The incredibly unexpected result was not a camp… but instead, a game.  Specifically, Sagnik Roy and I partnered to write an “alternate reality” game that blends self-directed education…

My Connecticut

When I was 26, I took a photograph of the San Diego skyline at night. My purpose was just to capture an image that could be used for the homepage of the American Relight website. Through pure luck, I discovered I don’t suck. That was enough encouragement for me to feel confident enough to submit…

Making Self-Directed Education Accessible to ALL

Making Self-Directed Education Accessible to All Why? | Watch the Video | Browse Accessibility Solutions | Contribute “Accessibility” means very different things to different people.  In June 2020, I presented at the Alternative Education Resources Organization annual conference on the topic of Making Self-Directed Education Accessible to ALL.  Please enjoy the presentation and consider contribution to…

leave school what teachers can't tell you

My new audiobook app, ‘LEAVE SCHOOL: what teachers can’t tell you’, is finally available!

So excited to announce that my new audiobook app, ‘LEAVE SCHOOL: what teachers can’t tell you’, is finally available!  LEAVE SCHOOL helps teens who are frustrated by school to thrive without school by pursuing self-directed learning.  Get it at LEAVE-SCHOOL.com There are so many people to thank for supporting me in creating this project.  Though…