Avoiding Failure

By Jared Bean In my previous blog post, I wrote briefly about how in coercive schooling environments, students, while certainly being exposed to some valuable lessons and material, will also have ample opportunity to learn counterproductive and even harmful habits and attitudes as a consequence of participating in the system Read more…

Lessons on Reality: Chickens and Tree Houses

By Beverli Haroldsen Once upon a wintertime, visions of baby chicks popped into the imagination of a sixteen-year-old student. These visions grew into ideas, which grew into conversations. Conversations transformed into plans which generated research and physical labor. The student spent hours researching chicken care and cleaning out an old Read more…