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There are better ways to learn and many reasons to do so.
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Almost Unschoolers: The Ugly Duckling Dinosaur

Almost Unschoolers: The Ugly Duckling Dinosaur | Alternative education | Scoop.it
An Almost Unschooling Mom: I'm a homeschool mom of six. My family has been homeschooling for about nine years. And, each year, we've learned a little more about having fun, and spending less, while learning more.
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Teacher bonus plan 'unfair on schools' - NEWS.com.au

Teacher bonus plan 'unfair on schools' - NEWS.com.au | Alternative education | Scoop.it
BigPond NewsTeacher bonus plan 'unfair on schools'NEWS.com.
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NAPLAN-style testing has 'failed' US schools - Sydney Morning Herald

NAPLAN-style testing has 'failed' US schools - Sydney Morning Herald | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning HeraldNAPLAN-style testing has 'failed' US schoolsSydney Morning Herald''We hope not to meet Australia heading in the other direction in seeking policies we have sought to move away from.
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Are Democratic Education Schools the Answer?

Are Democratic Education Schools the Answer? | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Democratic Education systems as practiced by Sudbury Valley Style Schools offer an alternative to Traditional public or private school curricula.
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two sides of education conversation | FixingEd

Diane Ravitch and Andrew Rotherham discuss today's education reform efforts with Terry Gross on the radio program Fresh Air from NPR. (Diane Ravitch and Andrew Rotherham on NPR talking ed.
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Montessori, Peace, and Libertarianism - Lew Rockwell

Montessori, Peace, and Libertarianism - Lew Rockwell | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Lew RockwellMontessori, Peace, and LibertarianismLew RockwellThis has led many libertarians to abandon government schools in favor of private schools or home-schooling, or even the seemingly odd approach of "unschooling.
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Poor Teaching for Poor Children

articles by alfie kohn (Poor Teaching for Poor Children: Poor Teaching for Poor Children … in the Name of Reform. By Alfie Kohn.
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Interview with Grace Llewellyn: Champion of the Unschooled - Home Education Magazine - HEM - Family Life Resources

Home Education Magazine presents a unique homeschool perspective based on years of experience.
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That's the one that helped us take the leap!
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The Lundy 5: Unschooling conversations

The Lundy 5: Unschooling conversations | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Just one typical unschooling conversation from our amusement park day. You do this too (whether you think of it as schooling, unschooling, life learning, or whatevering, or not).
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In North Carolina, Virtual Classes Help Schools Offer More - The Moral Liberal

In North Carolina, Virtual Classes Help Schools Offer More - The Moral Liberal | Alternative education | Scoop.it
The Moral LiberalIn North Carolina, Virtual Classes Help Schools Offer MoreThe Moral LiberalSome schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg District are offering up to 150 of their most motivated and self-directed Juniors and Seniors an opportunity to take their classes online, reports the Charlotte Observer.
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Double bonus for top ACT teachers - The Canberra Times

Double bonus for top ACT teachers - The Canberra Times | Alternative education | Scoop.it
BigPond NewsDouble bonus for top ACT teachersThe Canberra TimesThe Australian Education Union was quick to denounce the scheme yesterday as counterproductive and divisive while the Federal Opposition questioned the three-year lag time in its implementation.
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Big Education Ape: Last Week's Best Posts on Big Education Ape ...

Big Education Ape: Last Week's Best Posts on Big Education Ape ... | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Road Trip With Alfie Kohn « The Core Knowledge BlogRoad Trip With Alfie Kohnby Robert PondiscioApril 28th, 2011Tags: Alfie Kohn, Curriculum, urban educationPosted in Core Knowledge, Curriculum, Education Practice | 2 Comments »OK, ...
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PR-USA.net – Accomplished Educator & Administrator Dr. Monica ...

PR-USA.net – Accomplished Educator & Administrator Dr. Monica ... | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Backed by global education service provider, EdisonLearning, Provost Academy's unique individualized learning experience will combine a rigorous curriculum with a personal high-touch approach to help students achieve and succeed.
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What Education Reform Can't Fix - Care2.com (blog)

What Education Reform Can't Fix - Care2.com (blog) | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Care2.com (blog)What Education Reform Can't FixCare2.com (blog)The school reform movement cannot continue to ignore these other factors.
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Stay Informed on Education Reform: Three Blogs To Read Daily | EdReach

Stay Informed on Education Reform: Three Blogs To Read Daily | EdReach | Alternative education | Scoop.it
As an administrator and lifelong educator I make it a priority to keep a daily watch on news, technology, and legislative action that impacts academia!
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Self-direction goes beyond learning | Ken Carroll

Self-direction goes beyond learning | Ken Carroll | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Meanwhile, the notion of self-directed learning has been around for some time, but why not take it to its logical – the self-directed life? Much more om this later. Ken Carroll.
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Maurice Gibbons - Self Directed Learning

self-directed learning SDL helps teachers target learning potentials & motivates students...
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List to someone challenge whether you are a true learner « Heart Life

If you are willing to discover that your current idea of what it means to be boundless learner is severely limited, listen to John Taylor Gatto: http://www.altruists.org/f1024 http://www.johntaylorgatto.com/ ...
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Resistance to test-based school reform is growing - Dr ...

Resistance to test-based school reform is growing - Dr ... | Alternative education | Scoop.it
There are growing protests from teachers and parents across the country over high-stakes standardized testing and other school reform measures — many of which the Obama administration has encouraged states to undertake — as well as over ...
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