Tag Archives: Author: Scott Gray

The First Casualty

Children are born with one overriding drive. They seek to grow up and to gain mastery over their own lives. Any child who grows up in a wider culture that values freedom is naturally jealous of what s/he feels to … Continue reading

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Doing Nothing

There is a stigma against people who are perceived to be “doing nothing.” The greatest fear that most adults have, vis-a-vis children enrolled in Sudbury Valley, is that those children will do nothing. These fears arise from the failure to … Continue reading

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Staff have to check in, too?

By Scott David Gray From the point of view of a brand new student, the school is an astonishing (if sometimes overwhelming) place. The freedom to manage one’s own time is generally the first aspect of the school noticed, and … Continue reading

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