Re: Seeking advice, information, resources
- Hi Nevah!!!
Nice to hear from you!!!My name is Annette adn I want to build a
school too---I am in Halifax right now although I am not sure where
this will happen---I have always thought out of the box and I am a
teacher---I graduated last spring and I am not interested in
teaching in the public school system---What are your ideas about
education?!!!I am tal=king my master's level in Reiki? have you
ever heard of it? GOing in Septemebr for 2 weeks---This spiritual
journey has changed my life or rather helped me, guided me towards
my path, my special purpose which I know is to create something very
special---Where are you? I am 25 years old...What about you...I
have alwys adored children adn felt a sspecial connection...
Recently, i heard about theis Humanity Team starting up...I wonder
if you have heard of it----It is sooooo me and i want to be part of
this group...I am going to portland in june to start this continue
my journey adn meet people who think like me...You can check it out
at www.humanitysteam.com It is sooooo amazing----Anyway, you can
email me back if you are interested....
Talk to you soon, Annette
Check out http://www.educationrevolution.org, the website of AERO, The Alternative Education Resource Organization. Click on "Start a School" from the left hand menu bar. For a low monthly fee you can be on a listserve with mentors from all over the world who have built/are building alternative schools. It's a great bunch of people willing to share their wealth of knowledge and experience.
Best of luck.
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2003 04:09:50 -0000
From: "Nevah Maerd" <chronicrestart@...>
Subject: Seeking advice, information, resources
I'm trying to build my own school. Please, before you say how stupid,
crazy, unrealistic an idea it is, I already know what everyone
thinks. I don't care. I've had the same dream for 11 years now, and
slowly more pieces are falling into place until now when I've finally
found these groups.
I will build a school. I have no doubts on this. Somehow, it will
happen. The thing is though, that I need help. I know what I want to
do, but I'm not too certain on how to go about doing it. I keep being
told I'll have to go to college and get a lot of degrees, which I
don't wish to do (school and I don't tend to agree a lot, though
learning and I do), but I will do it. The only thing is that nobody
seems to know what degrees I need, yet I can't find anyone to listen
to me or my ideas until I have the degrees. I don't know which
degrees I need, where to go to find someone who will listen to me
explain something that most people think is a "stupid, idealistic
idea". I'm not certain of exactly what I need to include in the
school for legalities sake, or exactly how to write a curriculum that
appears to differ from the actual meaning of the word.
Right now, I'm willing to accept anything that any of you are
willing/able to give me, with one exception. Please do not contact me
if all you are going to do is tell me that I should wait until I am
older (I'm 20 years old now), or that this is too much work for
someone who barely passed high school and dropped out of college the
first time. I don't want to hear it from anyone, and believe me when
I say that I hear it enough from people in person.
As always, thank you for listening to me and allowing me a space to
express myself and ask such questions. I thank you in advance for
responding to this, if you should choose to do so.
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