Je'anna L Clements is an advocate for young people's rights, a writer, a mother of a teen and a tween who have both self-educated since birth, and a founding member of Riverstone Village, Africa's first Sudbury-inspired learning community. She writes articles and e-books on alternative education including Help! My Kid Hates School! and the Helping The Butterfly Hatch series of books on Self-Directed Education facilitation. Book One - How Does Self-Directed Education Work, and Why? and Book Two - How Can We Best Support Young People In SDE are available as e-books, and more volumes in the series as well as print versions are forthcoming .
You already know that Self-Directed Education is an optimal way for young people to self-educate - but what does the adult 'helper' actually *do*?
If you have wondered how you can become a Self-Directed Education optimiser rather than a well-meaning saboteur - this is the book that can help you understand what it takes and how to get there - including tips for starting your own SDE facility.
A must-read for parents, educators and education policy-makers. Education is transforming rapidly at this time and Self-Directed Education is one of the fastest growing alternatives - for good reason. Je'anna L Clements helps readers understand exactly what this kind of education involves, why it works so well, and what is needed in order to optimise it.
This booklet offers quick, easy-reading, practical first-aid for families struggling with school. It can help parents understand why kids get stressed out about school, and support them in figuring out options that can work for their particular family. You CAN have a happy family AND a good education!