21 days trailer after the war

21 DAYS: After the War

21 DAYS After the War Sagnik Roy and I partnered to write and run an “alternate reality” game during November 2020 that blends self-directed education and physics into a unique adventure for adolescents.  The aim was to create a “book camp” of sorts to help young people transition from conventional schooling to self-directed education.  The…

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…

Using Technology to Facilitate Self-Directed Learning – my interview on the Learning by Living podcast

I was recently invited to appear on Gina Riley and Kevin Stuverson’s podcast, Learning by Living.  I discuss my work with the Peer Unschooling Network and a mobile application I am releasing soon called “LEAVE SCHOOL: what teachers can’t tell you.”   (Note that in the interview, I refer to the app as being called “Curricu-Dumb”…

My Cool Project Bucket List

Recently, I ran a workshop for a group of teens where we went through a brainstorming process for generating project ideas.  I thought it’d be fun to share a list of my own dream projects, all of which I hope to complete before I die.  I guess that makes this my “project bucket list”.  As…

School Sucks so Start Your Own: live workshop

As some may know, I recently started writing a book titled “School Sucks so Start Your Own.”  The book describes how young people can take their educational destiny into their own hands by starting their own self-directed learning communities in their areas. In the fall and spring, I ran workshops at libraries and other venues…