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School Sucks is a podcast, call-in show, You Tube channel, & web community promoting real education and rooting out indoctrination.
We discuss home-education, self-education, critical thinking, self knowledge, peaceful parenting, personal growth, nonviolent communication & non-aggression
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Most Recent Episode
513: Building Self Directed Learning Communities (With Diane Murphy)
3 days ago
(FreeCoast Fest - Day 2 - Dover, NH)
Diane Murphy taught in public schools for 30 years before she retired early to build BigFish, an innovative self-directed learning community in Dover, NH. I had the pleasure of speaking with Diane at the FreeCoast Festival and of hearing her presentation on BigFish. We sat down to discuss her past experience, current efforts and passion for self-directed learning and integrating teens into the real world.
- Diane's path out of public school
- properties of natural learning
- physical costs of school
- A new model for a self-directed learning center
- Cooperation and competition can work together
- Community networking for real-world education and training
- How teens move from a school to a self-directed learning community
- Outcomes for self-directed learners
- Building online portfolios
- How public school teachers are kept in line
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7 days ago
Rated 5 out of
to do a Southern Al Pacino....
This podcast has been permanently in my top 3 since I found it a couple of years ago. Educational, Entertaining, Funny, Useful and worth listening to many episodes multiple times. Brett is my favourite podcast host for his intelligence, open and well balanced position and thinking on things, his sense of humour, communication and production skills. Last but not least his mini 'Impressions' tutorials are priceless
Date published: 2014-08-05