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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. Its prominent founders include Peter Gray, a psychology professor, the author of the book Free to Learn and long time advocate of … Continue reading

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Why people don’t work hard with good social welfare

People often say that countries with good social welfare lose the drive for economy because people don’t have incentive to work hard anymore. The inherent assumption is people are naturally lazy so they don’t work if they don’t have to. … Continue reading

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Management and life centers

Management is about the right people making decisions. It is about forming the trust and delegate chains. It is about hierarchy. Don’t be afraid of hierarchy, because life is full of centers. To have something that is full of life, … 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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Mentored

中文版 I always believe that one important aspect of future learning/education is that everyone can become a teacher. To be more specific, people who really have rich learning experiences and domain knowledge — usually those accomplished professionals — should be … Continue reading

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My Sudbury Valley School

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, and … Continue reading

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No education. Just learning.

Even if Sudbury Model is not for everyone, at least it is for the majority. If it is not compulsory, no one will choose the school. When discussing the role of school in future education, Chris Anderson said that (it … Continue reading

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Regarding schooling

Even if Sudbury Model is not for everyone, at least it is for the majority. If it is not compulsory, no one will choose the school.

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