Resources for Learning About Self-Directed Education

A great place to start for parents of any age:

Guerilla Learning: How to Give Your Child a Real Education, With or Without School
by Grace Llewellyn and Amy Silver

Recommended reading for teens and/or parents of teens:

The Teenage Liberation Handbook
by Grace Llewellyn

Real Lives: 11 Teenagers Who Don’t Go to School
Edited by Grace Llewellyn

Other excellent books:

College without High School
by Blake Boles

Learning all the Time (or any other book by John Holt)
by John Holt

Freedom Challenge: African-American Homeschoolers
Edited by Grace Llewellyn

Dumbing us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling
by John Taylor Gatto

Websites:

Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO)
www.educationrevolution.org

You might start with AERO’s article “10 Signs You Need to Find a Different Kind of Education for Your Child”
www.educationrevolution.org/store/thetensigns/

Videos:

Sir Ken Robinson’s illustrated Ted Talk about the outdated nature of current education:
www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_changing_education_paradigms