Here is a list of over 40 educational websites where you can get a free education. According to www.webometrics.info, there are more than 17 000 universities, but getting a degree in many of them is quite costly.
Many students around the world(and their families) get into big debt or have to work over sixty hours a week in order to afford an education. Two-thirds of the US college seniors who graduated in 2011 had student loan debt, with an average of over 27 000 USD per person. Reading those statistics I can’t stop thinking about those words from over 30 years ago: With mass education, it turned out that most people could be taught to read and write. In the same way, once we have computer outlets in every home, each of them hooked up to enormous libraries, where you can ask any question and be given answers, you can look up something you’re interested in knowing, however silly it might seem to someone else. – Isaac Asiov Enough with the words, here is a BADASS list of over 40 educational websites: 1. 21. Deschooling Society by Ivan Illich. By Ivan Illich I owe my interest in public education to Everett Reimer.
Until we first met in Puerto Rico in 1958, I had never questioned the value of extending obligatory schooling to all people. Together we have come to realize that for most men the right to learn is curtailed by the obligation to attend school. The essays given at CIDOC and gathered in this book grew out of memoranda which I submitted to him, and which we discussed during 1970, the thirteenth year of our dialogue. The last chapter contains my afterthoughts on a conversation with Erich Fromm on Bachofen's Mutterrecht.
Since 1967 Reimer and I have met regularly at the Center for Intercultural Documentation (CIDOC) in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Universal education through schooling is not feasible. On Wednesday mornings, during the spring and summer of 1970, I submitted the various parts of this book to the participants in our CIDOC programs in Cuernavaca. Free Resources — John Holt GWS. Ivan Illich Archives. Ivan Illich died in peace Monday December 2, 2002 in Bremen, Germany.
Archives Korean Translations from Green Review녹색평론에 실린 이반 일리치의 글 Audio Recordings Illich in conversation with David Cayley. Recorded 1988. 53 minutes, 14MB mp3 Illich speaking on schools. Obituaries Some books and articles of his friends. Introductory Human Physiology. How the Power of Interest Drives Learning. Teaching Strategies Peninsula Park In recent years researchers have begun to build a science of interest, investigating what interest is, how interest develops, what makes things interesting, and how we can cultivate interest in ourselves and others.
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The Internet Archive and participating libraries have selected digitized books from their collections that are available to be borrowed by one patron at a time from anywhere in the world for free. These books are in BookReader, PDF and ePub formats (and Daisy for the print disabled). You can choose which format you prefer as you complete the borrowing process. 8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books. Image: Mashable, Isar Chang Looking for the next great book to sink your teeth into?
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Thanks for visiting! Welcome to the first of “Kids Get Arty” series. This were Red Ted and I start exploring The Great Artists together. It is a way for me to “rediscover” art and for Red Ted to see and explore art. Untitled.