Category Archives: selflearning

Conversations

中文版 I remember Mimsy Sadofsky, one of the founders of Sudbury Valley School(SVS) once told vividly how she felt “conversation” as one major characteristic that made SVS different from other schools. From her telling, conversations are everywhere in SVS, and … Continue reading

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Roadmap to future education

中文版 Here we want to share a simplified version of our vision of the roadmap to future education. We hope to use this vision to guide activities of Open Source Learning, and to bring along efforts in this direction. It … Continue reading

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Introduction to Free Progress Education

Recently from self-directed.org I got to know Marco Masi and his project Free Progress Education (FPE). Especially you can read these two documents: short intro to FPE: http://tinyurl.com/IntroFPE-en longer intro to FPE: http://tinyurl.com/FpeEng ASDE (Alliance for Self-Directed Education) has intentionally … Continue reading

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Alliance for Self-Directed Education

中文版 Here I want to introduce you the Alliance for Self-Directed Education (ASDE), which is an organization dedicated to promoting Self-Directed Education. It is a new organization, just got the non-profit status this year. Its prominent founders include Peter Gray, a psychology professor, the … Continue reading

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Experience Sudbury

中文版 I had the great fortune to visit for two days the Sudbury Valley School in Framingham, MA. I have known them for years, and I have read of them through their published books, articles, and videos. I also know … Continue reading

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Declaration of Self-learning, the long version

For the short version, read here. Here we want to recognize what we have achieved in our understanding of learning, and call for further actions to lead to future learning. The current prevailing education model, e.g. the school classroom based … Continue reading

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Declaration of Self-learning Version 2

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Declaration of Self-learning Version 1

For the new version, read on this page. Here we want to recognize what we have achieved in our understanding of learning, and call for further actions to lead to future learning. 1. The current prevailing education model, e.g. the … Continue reading

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My Sudbury Valley School

中文版 Our playground Where I grew up is a very beautiful place. If you have a big enough tourist guide for China, you should be able to find it. But when I was a child, it was not developed yet, … Continue reading

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