Category Archives: Underlying Ideas

A Sudbury Valley School Glossary

Scott creates a glossary for words commonly used to describe Sudbury Valley School. Continue reading

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Instant Availability Without Continuous Presence

This blog was originally published as an article in our journal, May 1, 1994. Somewhere I read this quote by Lotte Bailin: “Instant availability without continuous presence is the best role a mother could play.” A lovely quote, I thought, … Continue reading

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To Strew Or Not To Strew?

  Strewing is one of the latest techniques used by educators and parents to lure children to learn things that the adults want them to learn at a time of the adult’s choosing. It has become especially popular among “unschooling” … Continue reading

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