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Parenting an SVS Kid

Author: 
Jean Leif
What is it like growing up in a Sudbury School? What do the students end up doing? Continue reading

Fifty Years, Front and Center!

Author: 
Daniel Greenberg
Danny gives a brief summary of the reason SVS was founded and how exciting it is to be entering our 50th year! Continue reading

The Many Levels of Gingerbread

Author: 
Lauren Ligotti
Making gingerbread has been an SVS tradition for over 40 years! Continue reading

WRONG QUESTIONS, WRONG ANSWERS

Author: 
Daniel Greenberg
Trying to talk to a person in traditional schooling can be tough. Talking to a Sudbury School student can be even harder. Danny explains how to get genuine answers. Continue reading

The Best Dance Ever

Author: 
Hanna Greenberg
Hanna describes the yearly Halloween dance. Continue reading

Instant Availability Without Continuous Presence

Author: 
Hanna Greenberg
This blog was originally published as an article in our journal, May 1, 1994. Somewhere I read this quote by Lotte Bailin: “Instant availability without continuous presence is the best role a mother could play.” A lovely quote, I thought, … Continue reading

Activity vs. “Activities”

Author: 
Daniel Greenberg
Are activities and activity the same thing? Continue reading

To Strew Or Not To Strew?

Author: 
Hanna Greenberg
  Strewing is one of the latest techniques used by educators and parents to lure children to learn things that the adults want them to learn at a time of the adult’s choosing. It has become especially popular among “unschooling” … Continue reading

Separation and Transition

Author: 
Silvia Beier
There was a Separation and Transition Workshop for parents at my son’s college orientation that I went to, and I don’t regret going, even though I thought I would. Convinced that the last thing my SVS educated son needed on … Continue reading

Always Exploring

Author: 
Hanna Greenberg
“It’s fun to have fun, but you have to know how,” said The Cat In the Hat. It seems to me that Dr. Seuss, who obviously understood children, nevertheless, like most adults, was blind to the ability of kids to … Continue reading

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