RESOURCES
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Videos:

 

Books about Education in General:  

(* represents a quick read)

 

Books about Democratic Education:

 

Books about Unschooling/Hacking your own education:

 

 

Books that are broader than “education” but are formative for understanding the paradigm that Free to Learn Communities are routed in.

Books About Child Development/Parenting

 

Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves by Naomi Aldort

Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World by H. Stephen Glenn and Jane Nelsen

Free-Range Kids: How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children (Without Going Nuts with Worry) by Lenore Skenazy

Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell

The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

The Daily Groove: How To Enjoy Parenting… Unconditionally! by Scott Noelle

 

Developmental Models

 

Piaget’s Stages of Development

http://psychology.about.com/od/piagetstheory/a/keyconcepts.htm

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslow’s_hierarchy_of_needs

Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral Development

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawrence_Kohlberg’s_stages_of_moral_development

 

Gilligan’s Stages of Moral Development

http://humangrowth.tripod.com/id2.html

 

Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erikson’s_stages_of_psychosocial_development

 

Integral Stages of Development

https://www.integrallife.com/tags/stages-development

 

Spiral Dynamics’ Stages of Social Development

http://www.spiraldynamics.net/DrDonBeck/essays/stages_of_social_development.htm

SUMMER

The word Summer written on a sandy beach, with beach towel, starfish and flip flops (studio shot - warm color and directional light are intentional). Note: extreme wide angle shot with curvature of field and focus on the word Summer.

Playborhood!

Turn your neighborhood into a place for play this summer!

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MATH

Natural Math by Peter Gray

Peter Gray has some excellent thoughts on the topic of natural math which you can apply to your learning journey TODAY.  Check it out!

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Snider, the CIA Spider

An epic comic in rhyme full of humor, adventure, and life lessons by John Taylor Gatto and award-winning illustrator, Anne Gilbert.

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The Underground History of American Education: Volume 1

John has included 10 new essays in this first volume of three in his Underground History series, which discuss important issues like:
-Common Core Curriculum
-Curriculum of Play
-Courageous Teenagers in History
-Turning this book series into a film
and many more!

John reflects on decades of teaching in the classroom, and many years of dedicated research into the American schooling system have be made available for the first time in over 10 years. His kind and brave spirit is felt throughout the book as he shares his findings and personal view points on the mandatory attendance school system.

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