Further Reading

Recommended Reading & Viewing

Books

  • Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life – Peter Gray  ISBN 978-0465025992
  • Teenage Liberation Handbook; How to Quit School and Get a Real Life and Education – Grace Llewellyn ISBN 978-0962959172
  • And the Skylark Sings with Me – Adventures in Homeschooling and Community-Based Education – David H. Albert ISBN 978-0865714014
  • Making It Up As We Go Along: The Story of the Albany Free School – Chris Mercogliano ISBN 978-0325000435
  • Teaching the Restless: One School’s Remarkable No-Ritalin Approach to Helping Children Learn and Succeed – Chris Mercogliano ISBN 978-0807032572
  • In Defense of Childhood: Protecting Kids’ Inner Wildness – Chris Mercogliano ISBN 978-0807032879
  • A School Must Have A Heart (And other essays on education)Chris Mercogliano ISBN 978-0945700074
  • Deschooling Society – Ivan Illich ISBN 978-0714508795 Also availables online:
    http://www.preservenet.com/theory/Illich/Deschooling/intro.html
  • How Children Learn – John Holt ISBN 978-0201484045
  • Learning All the Time – John Holt ISBN 978-0201550917
  • What Do I Do Monday? – John Holt ISBN 978-0867093681
  • The Unschooling Handbook : How to Use the Whole World As Your Child’s Classroom – Mary Griffith ISBN 978-0761512769
  • Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling – John Taylor Gatto ISBN 978-0865714489
  • Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons in Theory and Practice – Howard E. Gardner ISBN 978-0465047680
  • The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing – Alfie Kohn ISBN 978-0738211114
  • Yardsticks: Children in the Classroom ages 4-14 – Chip Wood (yes, really) ISBN 978-1892989192

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