The Essential School Sucks, #23 of 50
Theme Three: What It Means To Be Educated
Kerry McDonald is a home-educating mother of four, who holds an M.Ed. from Harvard University, where she studied education administration, planning, and social policy. She is a writer for Natural Mother Magazine, the Foundation for Economic Education, Forbes, and Intellectual Takeout. She is a founding member of AlternativesToSchool.com, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Self-Directed Education. Her blog podcast is LiberatED.
She joins me today to discuss
- her professional/academic education background
- how she learned about and embraced self-directed learning
- her current online projects
- how education works in her home (and beyond), for each of her 4 children
- promoting self-directed education
- Benefits of Self-Directed Learning
- her article "Cultivating An Unenclosed Childhood"
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