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Deschooling

I love so many of the ideas in this week’s essay, especially, “To deschool means to abolish the power of one person to oblige another person to attend a meeting.” Ha! I should print that out and put it on … Continue reading

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If Only I Could Post This in a Dot Matrix Font

I was never the kind of student who liked to talk in class–too self-conscious, too afraid of saying the wrong thing–so of course I became a teacher. But before I became a teacher, I became a writer. And I use … Continue reading

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