The New Era of Learning
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The New Era of Learning
The direction in which learning is going: personalized, self-directed, grounded in the real world, and blurring the lines between age groups, teachers/students, formal/informal, etc. It taps into people's instincts and desires for play, creativity and meaning. I'm hoping to eventually incorporate this content into a robust web site that will serve as a compendium on this topic.
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How do Unschoolers Turn Out?

How do Unschoolers Turn Out? | The New Era of Learning | Scoop.it
Unschoolers weigh in on how their lives have evolved, including college, career, and overall happiness.
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My article about Peter Gray's survey of grown unschoolers. His conclusion: “The findings of our survey suggest that unschooling can work beautifully if the whole family, including the children, buy into it, if the parents are psychologically healthy and happy, and if the parents are socially connected to the broader world and facilitate their children’s involvement with that world. It can even work well when some of these criteria are not fully met.”

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Study: Kids who Play Outside Learn to ‘Set Their Own Goals’ | Parent Toolkit News

Study: Kids who Play Outside Learn to ‘Set Their Own Goals’ | Parent Toolkit News | The New Era of Learning | Scoop.it
A new study reveals that children who play outdoors and in less structured environments have higher success rates in the classroom, and think more independently.
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