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Unschool Adventures / New Zealand 2013
Unschool Adventures / Argentina Semester 2017
Keynote Speaker / VaHomeschoolers Conference 2015
Unschool Adventures / Simply New Zealand 2016
Unschool Adventures / Adventure Semester 2015

Cross-country backpacking in the California Sierra Nevada, 2016
Unschool Adventures / Argentina Semester 2017
Unschool Adventures / Simply New Zealand 2016
Speaking for NPR affiliate radio, 2012
Unschool Adventures / Nepal 2014

Hi, I’m Blake.

I believe in the power of self-directed learning.

In college, I quit an astrophysics major to design my own degree in alternative education.

Since 2008 I’ve taken teenagers on life-changing trips through my company Unschool Adventures. (There’s still space available on my 6-week Spain trip in May/June 2018.) This article and this interview explain more.

I speak for conferences, parent groups, and alternative schools in the U.S. and abroad. In 2018 I’m doing a big U.S. speaking tour.

I’m the author of The Art of Self-Directed Learning (2014), Better Than College (2012), and College Without High School (2009). Find them here.

My work and I have appeared in The New York Times, Psychology Today, The Huffington Post, Fox Business, The Christian Science Monitor, TEDx, Ignite, and NPR affiliate radio.

I publish a monthly email newsletter where I share my favorite education-related links and updates about my new projects.

Here’s what I’m doing now.

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