Children Educate Themselves: Lessons from SVS – A brief overview of Sudbury Valley School.
The Sudbury Model of Education – What makes Sudbury Education unique? A look at responsibility, student-initiated learning, age-mixing, day-to-day operation and outcomes of a Sudbury Education.
Lessons from a Sudbury Education – Two Sudbury staff members look at Sudbury Education from students’ perspectives.
The Learning Edge – A look at some of the research on the role of intrinsic motivation, autonomy, and personal interest in learning at a Sudbury school (and in real life).
Classes – A brief look at how classes work at Sudbury schools.
Persistence – Vignettes about how focus and determination are fostered in Sudbury schools.
Children Teach Themselves to Read – Can you really teach yourself to read? A look at some basic principles on self-directed learning.
Kids Learn Math Easily When They Control Their Own Learning – How people of all ages can learn math quickly and easily.
ADHD and School – Psychologist Peter Gray looks at why ADHD may be a “school adjustment problem”.
The Natural Environment for Children’s Self-Education – An exploration of how Sudbury schools act like a hunter-gather band and how that facilitates learning.
Sports – A former student from Sudbury Valley illustrates how different Sudbury schools are when it comes to fostering teamwork, excellence, responsibility and co-operation through sports.
Freedom from Bullying: How a School Can Be a Moral Community – Psychologist Peter Gray looks at why Sudbury schools are good at eliminating bullying.
Afterword – An summary of the in-depth interviews conducted with Sudbury Valley alumni on what they learned from their experiences there.
What Difference Does Sudbury Education Make? – A look at some of the qualities nurtured in a Sudbury school.
Don’t You See I Don’t Have Time for This? – A mother’s article about how learning for someone else can hold us back even at a young age.
The Challenges and Rewards of Trusting Children - On the importance of trusting children to educate themselves.