Self-Directed Learning

Literature and Video

“Education: Class Dismissed” (Psychology Today article about Sudbury Valley School)

Education Revolution, published by the Alternative Education Resource Organization

“Freedom to Learn: The roles of play and curiosity as foundations for learning,” Peter Gray’s blog at Psychology Today

Learn Free, a short video about unschooling

OrganicLearning.org

SandraDodd.com/Unschooling.html

“Self-directed Learning”

Sudbury Valley School (video on home page of democratic school founded in 1968 in Framingham, MA)

Unschooling.com

Organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area

Beyond Academics Young Homeschoolers (founded in San Francisco, welcoming all styles of homeschooling)

Brightworks (a school in San Francisco with mixed ages and more self-directed learning than most schools)

Diablo Valley School (a Sudbury-model school in Concord, CA)

Diablo Valley Unschooling Co-op (founded in Pleasant Hill, CA)

East Bay Young Homeschoolers/Unschoolers (founded in Alameda, CA)

San Francisco Homeschoolers (an inclusive group that meets for weekly park days and other events)

SF Bay Unschooling Network

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