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Why Kids Hate School

Why Kids Hate School

Ever wonder why kids hate school? Kayli shares her experience of trying public school for the first time for 7th grade after self-directing her own education. Some of the insider views that Kayli shares: Most school work is boring and seems pointless. Schools still focus on memorization and cramming information into kids. Bullying is mainly …

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Educating for Success in Life Not School

If you clearly understood the difference between learning, education, and schooling, would you make different choices for yourself and your children?

Since 1852, when Massachusetts passed the first Compulsory Education Law based upon the Prussian model, learning has been taken from the realm of natural human experience and replaced by schooling. It is time to re-claim or natural birthright: learning.