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To fulfil its covenant, a creative culture must achieve the effective education of each successive generation of youngers to enable them to meet and overcome the challenges they will have to face.

Education & Learning Resources

One Community


Community organization
One Community’s purpose is to help people create a better world by creating a solution model that creates solution-creating models for The Highest Good of All. One Community is creating open-source blueprints for a sustainable civilization. These plans...

Weapons of Mass Instruction


Education & learning book
John Taylor Gatto's *Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher's Journey Through The Dark World of Compulsory Schooling* argues that the current system of compulsory schooling cripples imagination, discourages critical thinking, and creates a false...

Wikimedia Foundation


Education & learning organization
The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia, the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects.

Waldorf Education


Education & learning organization
Waldorf schools offer a developmentally appropriate, experiential, and academically rigorous approach to education. They integrate the arts in all academic disciplines for children from preschool through twelfth grade to enhance and enrich learning. Waldorf...

The Golden Rule Project


Education & learning organization
"The mission of the Golden Rule Project is to increase awareness and the practice of compassion, kindness, and peace by sharing the universal principle of the Golden Rule through education, programming, and partnerships. The Golden Rule Project is not...

The Life of Birds


Education & learning film
The Life of Birds is a BBC nature documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough.

Khan Academy


Education & learning website
Khan Academy is a nonprofit that provides free educational tools for learning math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history.

Climate Hope Resource Guide


Education & learning website
Helpful places on the Internet with resources to deal with Climate Grief and Eco-anxiety.

Planet Earth


Education & learning film
Planet Earth is a 2006 British television series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit. The series has eleven episodes, each of which features a global overview of a different biome or habitat on Earth, narrated by David Attenborough.

Climate Hope Gathering


Education & learning event
Coming to terms with the climate crisis may be the most important work humanity needs to do in order to address our changing climate reality.Together we will call forth our creativity and find new pathways for thriving in the climate era. At Climate...

Anki


Education & learning tool
Anki is a free and open-source spaced repetition flashcard program.

Gaia University


Education & learning organization
Gaia University offers a blended system of online, guided course-work combined with on-the-ground, hands-on project work. They are a institution of higher learning that offers mentoring, online courses, diploma certificate programs, and externally-accredited...

Project Gutenberg


Education & learning organization
Project Gutenberg offers over 58,000 free eBooks for download or reading online. Including much or what has been catagorized as the world's 'great literature', with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized...

Wikipedia


Education & learning website
Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation.

TED: Ideas worth spreading


Education & learning organization
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of conference and videos featuring short informative talks on topics from science to business to global issues. The ted website's large collection of educational videos are all freely...

The Global Education Project


Education & learning organization
The Global Education Project is a Canadian non-governmental foundation with a 28-year history of publishing fact-packed educational wall posters, websites and producing live events to educate about important issues. The GEP's electronic publishing efforts...

Wiktionary, the free dictionary


Education & learning website
A collaborative project to produce a free-content multilingual dictionary.

Duolingo


Education & learning website
Duolingo offers free lessons in 33+ languages, presented using a gamified version of spaced repetition.

The Underground History of American Education


Education & learning book
John Taylor Gatto, invested over 10 years of dedicated research to uncover some of the most alarming ideas and writings by the creators and advocates of mandatory attendance schooling, which show where the system came from and why it was created. He combined...

A Place to Grow; The Culture of Sudbury Valley School by Daniel Greenberg


Education & learning book
In 1968, a group of parents and educators founded Sudbury Valley School based on a clear vision of the individual freedom needed by children to flourish, and of a community governed equally by all its members. This book explores the array of principles...

How Children Learn by John Holt


Education & learning book
John Caldwell Holt was an American author and educator, a proponent of homeschooling and, specifically, the unschooling approach, and a pioneer in youth rights theory. This enduring classic of educational thought offers teachers and parents deep, original...

The Meaning of Education by Daniel Greenberg


Education & learning book
In 1968, a group of parents and educators founded Sudbury Valley School based on a clear vision of the individual freedom needed by children to flourish, and of a community governed equally by all its members. The task this book undertakes is to articulate...

Growing Without Schooling


Education & learning website
John Holt's Growing Without Schooling (GWS), founded in 1977, was America's first home education newsletter. The website offers all back issues of GWS, homeshooling videos and resources, books and downloads.

Summerhill by A.S. Neill


Education & learning book
Alexander Sutherland Neill (17 October 1883 – 23 September 1973) was a Scottish educator and author known for his school, Summerhill, and its philosophy of freedom from adult coercion and its community self-governance Neill wrote 20 books in his lifetime. Originally...

Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriuclum of Compulsory Schooling


Education & learning book
John Taylor Gatto's radical treatise on public education continues to bang the drum for an unshackling of children and learning from formal schooling. Now, in an ever-more-rapidly changing world with an explosion of alternative routes to learning, it's...

Homeschool Canada


Education & learning group
Homeschool Canada began in 2011 to help homeschool families from all across Canada connect with each other, and to provide a central place where people can find national, provincial and regional information about homeschooling in Canada; including laws,...

International Association for the Study of Commons


Education & learning organization
The IASC is the leading professional association dedicated to the commons. The association, founded in 1989 by Elinor Ostrom and others, is devoted to bringing together multi-disciplinary researchers, practitioners, and policymakers for the purpose of...

Sea Smart School Society


Water organization
Sea Smart School Society offers workshops, summer camps, shoreline cleanups, online lessons, after-school programs, and corporate programs to help people, and youth in particular, reconnect with nature and protect the ecological balance of the ocean...

O.U.R. Ecovillage


Regional education & learning eco village
Located on 25 acres near Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, O.U.R. ECOVILLAGE began with a vision to create a model demonstration sustainable village community rooted in social, ecological, and economic well being. O.U.R. Ecovillage is the host site for...

BC Home Educators Association


Regional education & learning organization
BCHEA is a registered non-profit society dedicated to the protection of the family's freedom to educate children at home with minimal government intervention. BCHEA was registered in 1987 as an umbrella group to represent all home schoolers regardless...

Alderleaf Farm and Wilderness College


Regional community organization
A wilderness survival school, permaculture training and outdoor education center. Alderleaf offers courses on wilderness survival, wild edible & medicinal plants, permaculture, wildlife tracking, naturalist skills, and outdoor education in the Pacific...

British Columbia Education and Training


Regional education & learning organization
Descriptions, resources and guidelines for homeschooling and alternative schooling as defined by the Government of British Columbia

SelfDesign


Regional education & learning organization
The SelfDesign Learning Community is among the largest distance/distributed learning schools and personalized learning programs in British Columbia, Canada. SelfDesign enables learners to complete K-12 by exploring their passions and taking the lead...

North Cascades Institute


Regional education & learning organization
Founded in 1986, the North Cascades Institute connects people, nature and community through science, art, literature and exploration of the North Cascades natural and cultural history.

The Whidbey Institute


Regional education & learning organization
An educational organization co-creating transformational learning experiences on a 100 acre woodland campus, in service to a vision of people and communities wholeheartedly and effectively meeting the complex challenges of our time.

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center


Regional ecology organization
"OAEC's [and the OAEC Water Institute's] work focuses on cultivating ecological literacy and building the capacity of civic and social movement leaders and organizations to guide their communities toward an ecologically regenerative, economically viable,...

Sunshine Farm


Regional food farm
Sunshine Farm, established in 1987, is a certified organic family farm providing food, seeds, and adult vocational education in Kelowna BC. The farm provides a setting for hands on experience with a wide variety of skills in addition to growing food;...

Temenos Academy


Regional education & learning organization
An Academy for Education in the light of the Spirit: the Temenos Academy is an educational charity which offers education in philosophy and the arts in the light of the sacred traditions of east and West. The word "temenos" means a sacred precinct.

IslandWood


Regional education & learning organization
IslandWood is an environmental learning center created to improve access to meaningful, nature-based learning experiences for children, located on 250 acres on Bainbridge Island, WA.

British Columbia Distance Learning Programs


Regional education & learning article
British Columbia currently has the largest and most diverse offering of Distance Learning programs. Homeschool Canada has provided a list of programs, separated into categories of public, private, and faith-based. Some options are specific to a particular...

EcoVersity


Regional education & learning organization
The Ecoversities Alliance is a community of learning practitioners from around the world committed to re-imagining higher education to cultivate human and ecological flourishing in response to the critical challenges of our times.

North Island Home Learners


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Port McNeill and North Vancouver Island, BC

Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling


Local education & learning book
Selection from the book: What is most important and valuable about the home as a base for children's growth into the world is not that it is a better school than the schools but that it isn't a school at all. It is not an artificial place, set up to make...

Comox Valley Home Learners Network


Local education & learning group
Homeshool support group serving Courtney and the Comox Valley, BC.

Pender Island Home Learners


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Pender Island, BC

Folk University


Local education & learning organization
Education for and by the curious folks of Cortes. Folk U is dedicated to bringing Cortes Islanders together to share what they know (and have fun doing it). Folk University is a project of Cortes Literacy in partnership with Cortes Islanders. At a...

Creatively United for the Planet


Local creative culture organization
The Creatively United for the Planet Society is a non-profit collective that brings together and showcases individuals, local businesses, organizations, institutions committed to improving the quality of life on Vancouver Island.

Nanaimo Community Home Learners (NCHL)


Local education & learning group
Nanaimo Community Home Learners is a collection of families in and around Nanaimo who support one another on their homeschooling journeys. NCHL’s current membership includes over 60 diverse families from Nanaimo, Gabriola Island, Ladysmith, Duncan,...

Marnie’s Books


Local writing store
An independent book store on Cortes Island with a great selection of books, including many titles on sustainable living, social justice, and environmentalism. The store is solar powered and wood heated.

VancouverMom.ca


Local education & learning group
A homeschool support group established in 2009, VancouverMom.ca is an online resource providing urban, hyperlocal information on what to do and and what's new for families in Metro Vancouver.

Cowichan Valley Home Learning Community


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Ladysmith, Chemainus, Crofton, Duncan, Cobble Hill, Shawnigan Lake, Cowichan Bay and Mill Bay, BC

The Farm Ecovillage Training Center


Local education & learning organization
The Ecovillage Training Center assists transition towards a sustainable society by instruction in meeting basic needs for food, shelter, energy, fuel, gainful employment, and community process and progress. Featured classes include carbon farming, financial...

Port Alberni Homeschoolers


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Port Alberni, Bamfield, Ucluelet and Tofino, BC

VicHomeLearn


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Greater Victoria, BC

Victoria Home Learners Network Association


Local education & learning organization
The Victoria Home Learners' Network Association (VHLN) is a non-profit society created to support home learning families in the Greater Victoria area. Their membership is comprised of families who follow diverse home learning paths – from traditional...

Ladysmith and Chemainus Homeschoolers


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Ladysmith and Chemainus, BC

Quadra Home Learners


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Quadra Island

Victoria Christian Home Schoolers (VCHS)


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Greater Victoria, Saanich Peninsula, Western Communities, Sooke and Cowichan Valley, BC

Heartwood Home Learners Cooperative


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Errington, BC

Campbell River Homeschoolers


Local education & learning group
Homeschool network and support group serving Campbell River and the Comox Valley.

Victoria Home Learner’s Network


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Greater Victoria, BC.

Algebra Rules


Local education & learning website
The most useful rules of basic algebra, free, simple, & intuitively organized.

PLACE - People Linking Art Community & Ecology


Local community organization
PLACE is a public-serving, experiential learning center to showcase and foster sustainable living practices, urban homesteading, community resiliency & preparedness, social justice and artistic expression. Their goal is to incubate a local sustainability...

Salt Spring Island Home Learners


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Salt Spring Island

LIFE--Learning in Faith Everyday


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Nanaimo, BC

Our Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Homeshoolers


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Cowichan Valley and beyond.

Sooke Home Learners


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Sooke, BC and surrounding area

Cornerstone Homeschoolers


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Courtney and the Comox Valley, BC.

Highschool Homelearning Victoria


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Victoria, BC

Homelearners South of the Fraser


Local education & learning group
A secular Homelearners' support network for families in the Lower Mainland of Beautiful British Columbia Covering the range of homelearning styles from school-at-homers to radical unschoolers, and everything in between. The group meets at 1pm on...

The Center for Education and Research in Consciousness


Local education & learning organization
The Center for Education and Research in Consciousness (CERC) initiative supports the development of undergraduate and graduate programs in Consciousness at the University of Washington Bothell. The Consciousness Minor at the University of Washington...

Tilth Alliance


Local education & learning organization
The Tilth Alliance programs teach adults and children how to grow food, compost, garden organically, raise urban livestock, and conserve natural resources.

Oceanside Christian Home Learners


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Oceanside, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanoose Bay, Bowser, Errington and Coombs, BC

Oceanside Homeschoolers Vancouver Island


Local education & learning group
Homeschool support group serving Parksville and Qualicum Beach, BC

Apocalypse or Awakening: Living the Climate Emergency


Local education & learning event
How do we find meaning, purpose, and wholeness as we awaken to the emerging climate reality? How do we resist both denial and despair? Join us for a discussion on how to find our ground, and turn apocalyptic news into an awakening of our species that...



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