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Reach gets mention in National Post

Sarah Boesveld interviewed several families about unschooling, and of course, Reach Sudbury School came up. http://www.nationalpost.com/todays-paper/textbook+education/4855114/story.html Some of the description is here: “A new ‘unschooling school’ is slated to open in Toronto this fall, a private learning centre… [which will … Continue reading

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Reach gets mention in National Post

Sarah Boesveld interviewed several families about unschooling, and of course, Reach Sudbury School came up. http://www.nationalpost.com/todays-paper/textbook+education/4855114/story.html Some of the description is here: “A new ‘unschooling school’ is slated to open in Toronto this fall, a private learning centre… [which will be] an alternative for parents who can’t be at home to facilite their children’s learning… […]

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Reach gets mention in National Post

Sarah Boesveld interviewed several families about unschooling, and of course, Reach Sudbury School came up. http://www.nationalpost.com/todays-paper/textbook+education/4855114/story.html Some of the description is here: “A new ‘unschooling school’ is slated to open in Toronto this fall, a private learning centre… [which will be] an alternative for parents who can’t be at home to facilite their children’s learning… […]

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Reach gets mention in National Post

Sarah Boesveld interviewed several families about unschooling, and of course, Reach Sudbury School came up. http://www.nationalpost.com/todays-paper/textbook+education/4855114/story.html Some of the description is here: “A new ‘unschooling school’ is slated to open in Toronto this fall, a private learning centre… [which will be] an alternative for parents who can’t be at home to facilite their children’s learning… […]

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Reach gets mention in National Post

Sarah Boesveld interviewed several families about unschooling, and of course, Reach Sudbury School came up. http://www.nationalpost.com/todays-paper/textbook+education/4855114/story.html Some of the description is here: “A new ‘unschooling school’ is slated to open in Toronto this fall, a private learning centre… [which will be] an alternative for parents who can’t be at home to facilite their children’s learning… […]

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Information Night, March 22, 2011

Becoming a Sudbury Student, becoming a Sudbury Family What does it take to become a Sudbury student? How can your family support your educational journey? What changes can you expect as you embark on your Sudbury experience? Discuss these ideas with people who successfully made the transition from homeschooling or traditional schooling to Sudbury education. Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 Time: [...]

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He won’t bite the mailman: Sudbury kids and video games

Of what value are video games?  Sudbury parents sometimes worry about how much time their children spend playing videogames at school.  They wonder why they pay good money to have their children (especially boys) apparently squander their freedom on something the parents find to be so worthless.  They worry about the [...]

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Play, free play and developing independence

Dr. Carlo Ricci kicked off the discussion by talking about the difference between play and free play. Free play, he noted, was the kind of play that children engage in without the “help” of adults. It is self-organizing, self-perpetuating, and self-evolving. That is, the play begins when children decide, necessary rules are negotiated amongst the children without adult interference, and the play proceeds and ends when the children no longer feel like playing.

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No B.A.? No problem.

Short of an artful forgery, how do you get into graduate school to do an MA or a PhD when you don't have an undergrad degree?

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Just Playing? The Value of Letting Children Be

What does it mean to play? What is the difference between play and free play? Come join us to discuss more issues and questions around play. For example, we can discuss how free play enhances creativity, imagination, the self and society. Feel free to invite your friends or any other interested folks. Hosted by Reach Sudbury School of Toronto Opening [...]

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