1st Day of FTL Rocklin 2017/18

We’re back! We’re excited to be back in session for the 2017/18 year!  We’ll be open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9am  till 4pm to make sure these kiddos get plenty of time together.  And, we’ll have Off-site Media Days on Thursdays.  Let’s stay connected from the comfort of our homes! Can’t wait to spend time together! Love, playing & learning as we go, Emily, Beth, Joy & Kathy

HSC Conference

HSC’S EXTRAORDINARY CONFERENCE Peter Gray, author of the book FREE TO LEARN is the keynote speaker this year!  Your whole family will love this long weekend of incredible fun for the kids and massive learning opportunity for parents/facilitators.  Play and Learn together with thousands of like-minded families. 2017 HSC Conference! July 27-30, 2017 Hyatt Regency Hotel San Francisco Airport HSC’s Conference is much more than just a conference – it’s a celebration, a party, a…

Free to Learn is Hiring!

We’re Hiring! We’re growing like crazy these days and we’re ready for another facilitator to join us!  Spread the word that we are looking for an awesome human who is interested in self-directed education and helping us create an intentional culture with project management tools for our mixed-age kids. Here are the details: Free to Learn was founded upon the following principles: Children are people; Learning is natural and cannot be measured; Education is most…

Love Week Increases Childhood Learning

What a perfect time for love week to come around. We’re falling into such a sweet rhythm in our daily groove, adding an extra dose of love into the mix this week was so very special. We have worked hard as facilitators to focus our energies into the relationship we share with each child, building a strong foundation of trust and security within our community. This week gave us the opportunity to magnify the relationships…

Practice. How to Live Successfully

Practice It’s Not Just for Beginners No one would ever expect a world-class athlete to take his mark on the track every competition without having put in hour after hour, day after day, week after week, and year after year of intense… practice.  There is something about being an adult though, that makes us all feel that we have to have already “gotten it.”  We feel this unseen pressure coming from both outside and inside…

Learning to Dance | Life as it Should Be

After so many moons of preparing (and indeed at times, “working” to create this Learning Community), we finally enjoyed the daily privilege of playing with the children we’ve been “working” so diligently to serve. Our first week was a playful dance of success. We began this dance with the intent to serve children, and the dance this week proved that we have done it. We served them. Their hearts practiced the dance. Practiced the dance…