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Why Self Directed Learning Schools are Better for K-12 students

It is our nature to be curious. Look at very young children, they are unstoppable! And I have never seen a bored newborn! It seems that when children are allowed to pursue their own interests and master their environment, which … Continue reading

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Seeking new staff member

Sunset Sudbury School seeks a part-time staff person to work with students ages 4-18 in its self-directed democratic program. This is not a traditional teaching position, and we are not looking for traditional teachers. During our start-up phase, compensation will … Continue reading

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Lesson in Bones

At one student’s request, Dr. Danny Wescott, Professor of Anthropology at Florida International University, hauled his bone collection over to our school to share with students.

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A parent reflects on her child’s learning

by Carla Rover My 6 year old pulls a face and insists that 5 more minutes of play won’t make him too sleepy to wake up in the morning. I pretend to grudgingly give in. His “play” is learning about … Continue reading

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Parent’s Rights

Understanding Sudbury / Parents’ Rights –  by Dionne Ekendiz By now, we (parents and students) have all probably realized that this school isn’t as easy as it first seems. Even though our children get to do what they want all … Continue reading

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