Tag: podcast

Deschooling DC

Support letter #2 is here! Plus, a beautiful sentiment from a new mother, based in PG County with roots in DC. She (Najai Knox) started Deschooling DC as a means to resolve the issues that school causes and perpetuates, particularly for Black children. Listen to Najai's story--her why and what--and email her to encourage our [...]
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Letters of Support for Raising Free People

This episode tells you what to expect for the next 9 episodes of Fare of the Free Child podcast. Letters of support for various aspects of the raising free people journey, a celebration countdown to episode 100, space for me to finish our book (yes, our book!), and a long-awaiting break in preparation for season [...]
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SDE Training & Teens

In our efforts to change our parenting and learning practices to reflect our opinions about equity and liberation, we need more than Aha moments. We need resources, training, a sense of community to grow into/with. The Agile Learning Facilitators summer training (#ALFSummer18) is one of the spaces where these resources and training and community-emerging can [...]
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A Community Collage of Voices

This episode includes some of the experiences of other families exploring Self-Directed Education. From a veteran teacher turned Self-Directed Education advocate, to frustrations with ageism, to fundraisers for love-centered t-shirts, we're talking about the ways people are raising free people. #BIPOCinSDE RELATED LINK See the Love Y'all Tees from Scott's segment SUPPORT THE SHOW OTHER WAYS [...]
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Vulnerability in Pregnancy

What do you know about black maternal mortality rates? Listen in to get insights on the issues black women face during pregnancy and the birthing process. In this second episode of Moji's Wellness Spiral series, her guest, Kimberly Staton, shares her pregnancy and birth experience as a black woman whose weight made her pregnancy high [...]
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Raising the Queer, Black, and Free

This episode is in support of the queer, black child. Alicia Lucas (from Episode 81) and her husband have five children. They used to say they have four daughters and one son, but they’re learning to practice a different narrative. Today, Alicia and her husband tell people they have three daughters, one son, and a [...]
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Surviving Survival Mode – Getting Unstuck

In Part 2 of Monique Allison's self-care, motherhood, and adulting podcast, Surviving Survival Mode, she talks about the feelings that kept her stuck in the very space she wanted to emerge out of. She also shares the "not enough" mindset that showed up, what helped her create a shift and how journaling played a major [...]
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Our Deschooling Circle in Tuscon

In Tuscon, Arizona, there are several families, many of whom are of Mexican descent, are seeing the ways Self-Directed Education supports a mindset of decolonizing education and returning to community and culture. This episode is a recap of an event for BIPOC using unschooling and other forms of self-directed studies to liberate themselves from oppressive [...]
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Disrupting Our Disturbing Diet Habits

We're deschooling diets up in here! In episode 1 of Wellness Spiral with Moji Yai, we’re talking about disrupting eating habits and decolonizing food activism. Thanks to the candor of Moji’s guest, Christine Pierrelys, you’ll hear about one woman’s ongoing journey with cultivating a healthy personal and spiritual relationship with food. They’ll also touch on [...]
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Moving Abroad to Design Your Liberation

Single Mom Travel: Here's the story of Aja Rutledge, a single mother who moved abroad with her son, to design their liberation: Put your kid in public school, you fight through the fight, and you build your life around the best school district you can afford. And you find a good job to help you [...]
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