School Sucks Project | Site-Wide Activity http://schoolsucksproject.com/community/activity/ Activity feed for the entire site. Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:45:52 +0000 https://buddypress.org/?v=2.9.3 en-US 30 hourly 2 c20305b298774cfa17f344fea4f17b45 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #544: Peter Gray (Part Three) - A Future of Self-Directed Education http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7286 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:33:17 +0000 Part Three of Three
My marathon conversation with Peter Gray concludes with an exploration of Peter’s vision for the future. It’s a bold vision, but he describes the observations that led him to believe it will […]

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2e4e8e4e8980881b0fd59aab9ee3cad4 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #543: Peter Gray (Part Two) - School's Impact On Creativity and Critical Thinking http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7280 Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:28:52 +0000 Part Two of Three
Continuing our conversation on self-directed education, Peter and I discuss creativity and critical thinking – two skills we agree are left underdeveloped (or even damaged) by public school and […]

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c866aed7c1788b1db091954cf61ac526 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #542: Peter Gray (Part One) - Foundations of Self-Directed Education http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7275 Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:59:45 +0000 Part One of Three
Dr. Peter Gray is a research professor of psychology at Boston College, and author of Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and […]

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dd81b888d0feaccf3cbebb60c9a20686 Andrew became a registered member http://schoolsucksproject.com/community/activity/p/20120/ Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:46:45 +0000 0 602540599ee73c5fab1e41687ba54a23 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] The Trials of A Young Autodidact http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7269 Sun, 04 Feb 2018 17:37:11 +0000 (AUDIO, 1 HOUR, 45 MINUTES) Twenty-two-year-old Danny McCarthy showed up at A Weekend With Thaddeus Russell in August and impressed a lot of people. He had traveled to Salem, MA from Cleveland. Then he and his […]

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4e58074b17a0387a573802ff629196bd Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #541: What's Between You and Your Goals? http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7266 Fri, 02 Feb 2018 11:34:22 +0000 Do you even have goals? We’ll talk about that first.

Antony Sammeroff joins me to discuss his new free book Procrastination Annihilation. In it he lays out his method for overcoming procrastination and changing […]

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a02b21ff92a992f8e7d86520503eee26 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] High School Janitor Confidential http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7263 Sat, 27 Jan 2018 19:08:43 +0000 (AUDIO, 62 MINUTES) Michael works as a custodian in a public STEM high school in the western United States. Recently he started listening to the School Sucks Podcast and he wanted to share some of his observations […]

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d35877625470a7b56c3f07c424337c67 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #540: School Sucks Across America - Conclusion http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7251 Wed, 24 Jan 2018 18:06:46 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY FORTY – NOV 23 – EAST HARTFORD, CT)

Richard Grove and Mark Iwanicki (a Montessori School Teacher) interview Brett and Nick about the School Sucks Across America return trip, […]

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394c4be383dabc8acc6d61ba0efdbefe Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Episode 540 Extras: Pre-Show, Outtakes, and Brett's San Francisco Driving Meltdown http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7256 Wed, 24 Jan 2018 03:30:56 +0000 (AUDIO, 45 MINUTES) This audio picks up at the end of the regular show. It includes a pre-show in which we discuss Conspira-Tour! Specifically Dealey Plaza and the JFK assassination. This is followed by a couple […]

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db8cb7f614c96766bd55cf5392d8fafd Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #539: School Is A Choice - A Conversation With A Real Public School Teacher http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7248 Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:04:00 +0000 Special occasion! Brian Huskie is a public school teacher in New York. He joins me to discuss his discoveries about public school over ten years of teaching, his process of coming to terms with those discoveries, […]

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67bb8f1ffe022ba848e0969183558940 Jordan Taylor became a registered member http://schoolsucksproject.com/community/activity/p/20112/ Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:31:14 +0000 0 df68c298cc1db1d652a0107c2e3ff492 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] The Deep End 024 - With Richard Grove and Kevin Cole http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7240 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:36:01 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY TWO – OCTOBER 16 – Hartford, CT)
This is one of my favorite Deep End episodes. Even though it was filmed three months ago, it features several topics that are always worth […]

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ceb46c773d39764aaca0608d919127b5 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #538: The Block Is Hot - With Roger Ver http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7235 Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:09:05 +0000 At School Sucks, we strive to provide young people with the building blocks of intellectual, financial and lifestyle independence. Over the last year, we have overlooked a phenomenon that certainly relates to the […]

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8b5866416c32b46b3d022fe96c78ef8b Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #537: The Richmond Autodidacts Roundtable http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7232 Sun, 07 Jan 2018 18:33:20 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY THIRTY-EIGHT – NOV 21 – RICHMOND, VA)

The final meetup: Nick and I were very happy to encounter a diverse, open and thoughtful group in Richmond, VA. Huge thanks to Larry, […]

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78f5d000c319dbd0f6b7fb444631c346 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #536: Raising Adults - Why Two Knoxville Radio Hosts Chose Home-Education http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7229 Wed, 03 Jan 2018 22:23:48 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY THIRTY-SEVEN – NOV 20 – Knoxville, TN)
Huge thanks to Keri for organizing (on very short notice) and participating in this event. Sherry and Daniel run the popular Speaking Freely […]

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6f852c467c03d30ee9a1345ef5bb4c8f Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #535: The Wheels Off Liberty Reunion http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7222 Thu, 28 Dec 2017 23:17:56 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY THIRTY-FOUR – NOV 17 – Ardmore, OK)
Mike and Brett fill Jamie in on what he missed after he slipped into an alternate universe 6 years ago. The guys then go on to address and […]

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f22edef6691eabecb0a74ec019d488e6 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Wheels Off Liberty Reunion - UNEDITED http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7219 Thu, 28 Dec 2017 23:17:23 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY THIRTY-FOUR – NOV 17 – Ardmore, OK)
WARNING: This sucks worse than the actual show does. With 35 additional minutes of behind the scenes, out-takes and other material deemed not […]

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282505d38d6435d559c012074aa3a2f6 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [AUDIO EXTRA] Brett On Declare Your Independence With Ernest Hancock and Davi Barker http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7216 Thu, 28 Dec 2017 13:58:58 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY THIRTY-ONE – NOV 14 – Glendale, AZ)
Brett and Nick visit the Freedom’s Phoenix headquarters on the 1st and 2nd days of the return trip. Brett, Ernie and Davi discuss the tour, […]

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af022a54f20a4d6b44a789da9a922074 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #534: Cut Your Own Path (With Michael, Kristin and Elle) http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7213 Tue, 26 Dec 2017 22:05:31 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY THIRTY-TWO – NOV 15 – Outside Albuquerque, NM)

Kristin and Michael are a young couple raising their eight-year-old daughter Elle in the enchanted land of New Mexico. The first […]

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43cf8073fd1e6815b86eb72e6199f292 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #533: A Weekend With Thaddeus Russell - Live Interactive Podcast (Part 2 of 2) http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7208 Fri, 22 Dec 2017 14:56:15 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY TWENTY-NINE – NOV 12 – LOS ANGELES, CA)
The final event of Renegade University and School Sucks Project Present A Weekend With Thaddeus Russell. Attendees grab the mic and discuss […]

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1ae9706d35a63c1158635d7197965d30 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #532: A Weekend With Thaddeus Russell - Live Interactive Podcast (Part 1 of 2) http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7205 Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:46:41 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY TWENTY-NINE – NOV 12 – LOS ANGELES, CA)
If you think you already heard everything on Unregistered, please listen to the intro for this show.

The final event of Renegade […]

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195425205c5e9e6df2803c7dc589311a Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] #531: Michael Malice Interviews Brett - With Commentary http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7201 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:37:32 +0000 Supplemental Show – Michael Malice and Brett discuss the history of public school, educational alternatives, School Sucks Across America, parenting, helicopter stuff, etc… This version includes more commentary […]

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cd275cf53bf169845cb50ed70b9e55e5 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #531: Michael Malice Interviews Brett http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7198 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:13:08 +0000 Supplemental Show – Michael Malice and Brett discuss the history of public school, educational alternatives, School Sucks Across America, parenting, helicopter stuff, etc…

Check out the PATREON or the A/V […]

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a0162a6abdf40678b1785ca6f1269efa Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #530: Brett's Mormon Conversion (With Paul Duane) http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7194 Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:19:12 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY NINETEEN – NOV 2 – SALT LAKE CITY, UT)

View all shows from Paul Duane, the Cross-Dressing Mormon Anarchist™, gives me a tour of Temple Square and shares the gospel, history, f […]

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fd10ac183cf33849010c568b272cb2e2 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [SUPPLEMENTAL] #529: Brett and Tom Woods Discuss School Sucks Across America http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7189 Sat, 09 Dec 2017 16:17:40 +0000 Supplemental Show – This is a re-post of my recent appearance on the Tom Woods show.

From Tom.Woods.com
Brett Veinotte of the School Sucks Project just returned from a 40-day cross-country trip, where he held […]

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4b762bd38b102bde96ae5a6148bd9786 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #528: A Roundtable of Hot Topics! In Denver http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7165 Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:36:41 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY EIGHTEEN – NOV 1 – DENVER, CO)

Denver was one of the biggest gatherings of the tour, with many attendees who were unfamiliar School Sucks Project. After I introduced myself and […]

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f9bd8fedb9f232b3e187b44220e9ecbc Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #527: How Our Three-Year-Old Helped Transform Our Political and Parenting Philosophies http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7070 Thu, 30 Nov 2017 18:51:39 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY SIXTEEN – OCT 30 – WICHITA, KS)

Jerrod and Shawna join me at the end of a very eventful day in Kansas to discuss their evolution as parents/thinkers/doers, and how their first […]

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26320ee02fbbaee3db81cc0de130e556 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #526: Sparks Academy (Founder Interview and Student Discussion) http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7066 Tue, 28 Nov 2017 19:01:11 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY SIXTEEN – OCT 30 – WICHITA, KS)

This podcast has two parts. The first is an interview with Julie Price, the founder and owner of Sparks Academy. The second is a very informal […]

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abe605e234670df25ec04d46fe5cdbc9 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Final Video Drive Journal - Day 40 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7063 Fri, 24 Nov 2017 22:20:09 +0000 (VIDEO, 20 minutes)
-New York City to Yale University
-The Sun sets on School Sucks Across America

Part 1

Part 2

On October 15th Brett began a road trip across the country to interview listeners, […]

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11a6cf9c4a926eb190c4ed21bf5006a4 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #525: The St. Louis Movement's Impact On American Schooling (With Kevin Cole) http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7057 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:15:54 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY FOURTEEN – OCT 28 – ST. LOUIS, MO)

Kevin Cole (unityofthepolis.com) acts simultaneously as history teacher and tour guide, as I drive him around St. Louis. This is a story most […]

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1d20aca4022da3aebc6248a34ac3cc30 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Drive Journal - Day 35 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7053 Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:39:55 +0000 (AUDIO, 43 minutes)
-From Ardmore OK to Memphis TN (Recorded while we were leaving Mena AR)
-A very sketchy visit to the infamous Mena airstrip that CIA used in 80s cocaine trafficking
-Clinton conspiracy […]

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631aaf05d35e1ba28e3886ed1d6aa434 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Drive Journal - Day 32 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7050 Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:24:29 +0000 (AUDIO, 43 minutes)
-Albuquerque, NM to Amarillo, TX (even though we weren’t sure at the time of recording)
-Discussing our visit with the Erwin family today and our exploration of New Mexico
-overcoming stress […]

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0ffe3cdb9d4e29dc4ea4b91ca149e1e2 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Video Drive Journal - Day 30 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7060 Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:17:24 +0000 (VIDEO, 27 minutes)
-Los Angeles to Glendale, Arizona
-First drive journal with Nick in the car
-Coming from A Weekend With Thaddeus Russell
-The School Sucks Across America documentary

Part 1

Part […]

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307773adf4d6aeb39ed7b53d1d93e19c Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #524: The Detroit School Sucks Meet-Up http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7037 Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:02:12 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY ELEVEN – OCT 25 – DETROIT, MI)

A late-night discussion with several members of a great liberty community in the Detroit area. I will definitely be visiting with these folks […]

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5f36818161a97c7dc7db1d2378dd8595 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Video Drive Journal – Day 26 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7032 Sun, 12 Nov 2017 02:57:22 +0000 (VIDEO, 27 minutes)
-Morro Bay to Los Angeles
-The last solo drive journal of School Sucks Across America
-more coastal stops

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

On October 15th Brett began a road trip across […]

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689c89c3f8209dc471e36716dc325c9b Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Video Drive Journal – Day 25 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7031 Sun, 12 Nov 2017 02:49:45 +0000 (VIDEO, 14 minutes)
-Bay Area to Morro Bay
-I “visited” Hearst Castle
-A stop at the beach, new discoveries

On October 15th Brett began a road trip across the country to interview listeners, parents and […]

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71f811bec7786b0fc6605e35f8547e4b Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Video Drive Journal – Day 24 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7028 Thu, 09 Nov 2017 02:38:01 +0000 (VIDEO, 31 minutes)
-Darren Gill and I drive in to and through the city of San Francisco while discussing the politics of the Bay Area

Part One

Part Two

On October 15th Brett began a road trip across […]

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348c62c63c34ecc9e81125c8a0131eaa Ellen became a registered member http://schoolsucksproject.com/community/activity/p/20084/ Wed, 08 Nov 2017 07:05:33 +0000 0 113f515af210b7c302e9ed53fea97df9 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #523: The Columbus School Sucks Roundtable http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7021 Tue, 07 Nov 2017 08:41:28 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY NINE – OCT 23 – Columbus, OH)

Eleven people. Five mics.
School stories, self-education journeys, identity politics, college, religion, home education experiences, childhood […]

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d1dd0dd68fa43aff6890976bdf04d48c Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Drive Journal - Day 22 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7024 Sun, 05 Nov 2017 17:48:40 +0000 (AUDIO, 43 Minutes)
With Webmaster Tony driving around Sacramento
Tony asks me questions about the trip and then we play word association games

Click HERE for Download.

On October 15th Brett began a road […]

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6af10a01a337029808a6bcb55df0e8b9 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Video Drive Journal - Day 20 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7017 Sat, 04 Nov 2017 17:51:08 +0000 (VIDEO, 25 minutes in 3 parts)
-usually bonus content, but this one is free
-Salt Lake City to Reno
-My expectations for the Libertarian Party Meetup in Reno
-Had an awesome time in SLC with Paul Duane, Mormon […]

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94e0cba4f427f57fc793a3c3e1e35179 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #522: Devin Fraze - A Life Worth Reading About http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7014 Sat, 04 Nov 2017 16:57:37 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY TEN – OCT 24 – Touring the Columbus Learning Co-Op in Columbus, OH)

This great connection might have never happened without the SSAA tour. Devin Fraze is the founder and […]

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9dbd09a1fffdd37a21fd86ac77e1f0af Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Video Drive Journal - Day 19 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7011 Sat, 04 Nov 2017 06:05:50 +0000 (VIDEO, 9 minutes)
-Through the Rocky Mountains, see what I’m seeing
-Unfortunately the video cuts off about half way through my talk

On October 15th Brett began a road trip across the country to […]

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dbd9e2eee7797062ad49489109effcc2 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #521: Gabi Maylock - Masters of Critical Studies In Education http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7005 Tue, 31 Oct 2017 23:55:06 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY NINE – OCT 23 – Columbus, OH)
Gabi Maylock is a newish listener who is pursuing a Masters Degree in Education. She was introduced to the podcast by her friend Noah, who […]

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d9ea8b7ae49e2e3226713b551943c5f7 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Drive Journal - Day 17 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7008 Tue, 31 Oct 2017 01:42:04 +0000 (AUDIO, 24 minutes)
-Wichita, KS to Burlington, CO
-A personal day
-Home-educator’s meetup in KS
-Kansas is beautiful and surreal, or am I going crazy
-First snow

Or click HERE

On October 15th Brett […]

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3760592b3eaae2a5a013705c62163357 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Drive Journal – Day 14 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=7001 Sun, 29 Oct 2017 05:32:16 +0000 (AUDIO, 24 minutes)
-St. Louis to Kansas City
-Hanging out with Kevin Cole
-The tunnel of schooling vs. the horizon of self-education
-Deep down, parents know school sucks

Or click HERE

On October 15th […]

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e14243195728a12a710f49d0fb7223ab Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Drive Journal - Day 13 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=6998 Sat, 28 Oct 2017 04:56:50 +0000 (AUDIO, 19 minutes)
-Chicago to St. Louis
-Where do I belong?
-Illinois is flat

Or click HERE

On October 15th Brett began a road trip across the country to interview listeners, parents and children […]

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4db0d0a1db9d83d93f31245b99213a07 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [BONUS] Drive Journal - Day 12 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=6995 Sat, 28 Oct 2017 04:52:54 +0000 (AUDIO, 15 minutes)
-Detroit to Chicago
-My real tour of Detroit
-Revitalizations, New England vs. the Midwest
-My brain doesn’t work

Or click HERE

On October 15th Brett began a road trip across the […]

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2e57ebb314457a0810ea24d1ace2bc1e Matt became a registered member http://schoolsucksproject.com/community/activity/p/20071/ Sat, 28 Oct 2017 02:51:16 +0000 0 baa2b93a39228ecf311d5c60a1eba900 Brett Veinotte wrote a new post, [PODCAST] #520: Circle School Roundtable (With Tony Myers and Over 20 Young Self-Educators) http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=6989 Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:16:46 +0000 (#SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica – DAY SIX – OCT 20 – Harrisburg, PA)
Tony and I ask and answer questions with Circle School students and staff.

From the The Circle School website:
A pioneer in integral education, […]

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