Brett Veinotte: Alternatives to Schooling (2h19m)

This episode features an interview of educator and podcaster Brett Veinotte from 2017 by Thaddeus Russell, host of the Unregistered Podcast. Brett is the host and editor of the School Sucks Project. The School Sucks Project is a weekly podcast and web community dedicated to exposing the damaging effects of government school. Brett has spent more than 10 years working in private education in various capacities. They share their personal experiences with public schooling and wonder what the alternatives may be.

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Peter Gray: How Humans Learn (2h6m)

This episode features an interview of evolutionary psychologist, research professor, and author Peter Gray from 2020 by John Papola, host of the Emergent Order podcast. They discuss the worlds of developmental and evolutionary psychology, the way that the education system has changed, the origins of school, and much more. The conversation surrounds Peter’s personal experience with the education system through his son, which is what led him to studying development and education. Purchase books by Peter Gray on Amazon here.

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David Friedman: A Law Professor’s Perspective on Unschooling (15m)

This episode features an audio essay written by economics and law professor David Friedman in 2015, as published in Unschooling Dads: Twenty-two Testimonials on Their Unconventional Approach to Education, edited by Skyler J. Collins. Purchase books by David Friedman on Amazon here.

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Alfie Kohn: The 3 Most Basic Needs of Children, and Why Schools Fail (9m)

This episode features a short lecture of education and parenting researcher, writer, and lecturer Alfie Kohn from 2011. He explains the three most basic needs of children and why schools fails at meeting them. Purchase books by Alfie Kohn on Amazon here.

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John Holt: The Right to Control One’s Learning (14m)

This episode features an audio essay written by education reformer John Holt in 1974, which comprises Chapter 19 of Everything Voluntary: From Politics to Parenting, edited by Skyler J. Collins and published in 2012. He talks about the rights and prerogative of children to control their own education. Purchase books by John Holt on Amazon here.

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Daniel Quinn: Schooling, the Hidden Agenda (29m)

This episode features an audio essay written by American author Daniel Quinn in 2000, which comprises Chapter 18 of Everything Voluntary: From Politics to Parenting, edited by Skyler J. Collins and published in 2012. He explores the true purpose of mass public schooling and its effects. Purchase novels by Daniel Quinn on Amazon here.

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