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How To Raise A Lifelong Learner

Though it's best to start encouraging kids to be lifelong learners when they're little, it's never too late. Read...
Common Sense Media    |   03.26.19   |   SHARE
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Watching People Go Back To School Is Bittersweet Now That I’ve Graduated

September, for the first time in many years, wasn’t the start of any new beginnings. I’ve been in some form of school — general education in public Read...
Alaina Leary    |   08.31.17   |   SHARE
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The Danger Of DeVos

Having a program to support you does not mean everything gets fixed right away. Nothing is ever that easy when you have a disability or chronic Read...
Erynn Porter    |   02.6.17   |   SHARE
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"At the end of the day, unschooling is about confidence, compassion, and agency."

The Power Of Unschooling: Why My Daughters Don't Go To School

How does a 10-year-old Atlanta-based black girl with Jamaican parents, shoulder-length locs, and zero interest in school become deeply immersed in Read...
Akilah S. Richards    |   12.23.16   |   SHARE
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20 Non-BS Life Lessons I Learned By Age 30

Now that I’ve turned 30 (and wear caftans) I’m done reading vapid click-bait offering prosaic advice. This is not one of those articles. Read...
Emily Hill    |   06.27.16   |   SHARE
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I was NOT prepared for how smart and mature he would become — and that he would allow me to see it! Image: Thinkstock.

Relax: You've Been Parenting Just Fine All Along

We parents always get caught up in our children’s delightful personalities and try to predict future careers. I have no doubt this little activist/ Read...
Ann Roselle    |   05.2.16   |   SHARE
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