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 Read more…

A Typical Day

By Beverli Haroldsen What is a typical day at AVA?  At first glance, it doesn’t exist.  Our days don’t fit in a tidy little package to be placed in a day planner. No master schedule stands as sentinel, passing down arbitrary Read more…