The Deschooling Convivium

Posted on Dec 11, 2007
The Deschooling Convivium

The Deschooling Convivium: Leaders’ Handbook by Charles Eisenstein The Deschooling Convivium is a project dedicated to undoing the habits of the classroom, habits like looking to authority for answers and instructions, following a program determined by someone else, needing to be right, addiction to meaningless praise, conditioning to dull, trivial work to obtain external rewards, […]

Confessions of a Hypocrite

Posted on Oct 7, 2006
Confessions of a Hypocrite

For the last four years that I have taught at Penn State University, I have used the first day of class to take an informal poll of my students. “Complete the following sentence,” I say, “using whichever of these four answers comes closest to describing you:” “The reason I am at Penn State is…” A. […]