Oct 31, 2023
Alexi Burgess is the co-founder of Alcove Learning, a self-directed learning center for teens and tweens in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Alcove opened in January 2020 as part of the Liberated Learners network of self-directed learning centers across the U.S.
Oct 27, 2023
A common question about unconventional educational models, and especially about self-directed ones that put young people in charge of their own education, is how do kids turn out?
To help answer that question I’ve invited Evan Hughes, who attended the renowned Sudbury Valley School in Framingham, MA for his childhood...
Oct 24, 2023
Frank Farro is the cofounder, along with his wife Natalie, of Acton Academy North Broward, in Coral Springs, Florida, which they launched in 2020. Acton Academy is of course the popular, fast-growing global network of learner-driven microschools, now encompassing more than 300 independently owned and operated...
Oct 20, 2023
Our guest today is Judy Dwyre, who in the fall of 2019 launched Allium Montessori, a microschool for children ages 6 to 12 that is part of the national Wildflower Montessori microschool network. The first Wildflower microschool opened in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2014. Today, there are more than 60 of these...
Oct 18, 2023
What is the LiberatED Podcast and who should listen? Check out this quick trailer to learn more!