Readings on Education

Below are a few articles about education I came across in the past few months. They are well written, informative, and overall good reads. This is just a start. In the near future, I will create a section where I will post links to articles of interest. Enjoy!

Free Play Is Essential for Normal Emotional Development

Why Mother Nature motivates our children to play in emotionally exciting ways. Published on June 21, 2012 by Peter Gray in Freedom to Learn

Schools will become moral institutions only when children are free to quit. Published on April 29, 2013 by Peter Gray in Freedom to Learn

Against School: How public education cripples our kids, and why

By John Taylor Gatto. His website,  www.johntaylorgatto.com, is worth navigating and browsing. His book, The Underground History of American Education, now available free of charge online, changed the way I looked at schools forever and in essence, change my life in the process. He also wrote “Dumbing us Down” and “Weapons of Mass Instructions.”

The Right to Control One’s Learning

by John Holt. Published on “The Natural Child Project” website.

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