We Learn What We Practice

By Debbie Ayala One question I am frequently asked about Self Directed Education is how children/students will learn to do hard things if they are never pushed or asked to do things which they don’t want to do?  As adults there are many things that need to be done that Read more…

Avoiding the Busy Trap

By Megan Bean Back in February, I came across an interesting article titled “The Busy Trap.”  In it, the author, Tim Kreidal, expresses his opinion on how everyone here in America seems to have this innate desire to be busy, and I wanted to share some of his insights, and Read more…

Lessons We Don’t Teach

By Jared Bean To those unfamiliar with Sudbury schools or Self-Directed Education, hearing that we do not formally teach subjects like math or reading might come as a shock. One might think that because we don’t offer crafted curriculums or employ seasoned educators who are expert in the latest and Read more…