Hi, I’m Blake.
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Me in 10 Seconds
I write, speak, and build community in the realm of alternative education.
Since 2008 I’ve organized big trips for teenagers through my company Unschool Adventures.
California native. Frequent traveler.
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- Why Are You Still Sending Your Kids to School? (May 2020)
- The Art of Self-Directed Learning (2014)
- Better Than College (2012)
- College Without High School (2009)
- Why Are You Sending Your Kids Back to School?
- How to Take a Self-Directed Pandemic Gap Year in 2020-21
- What Does it Mean to Be Educated?
- Agile Learning Centers, Liberated Learners, and Sudbury Schools: What’s the Difference?
Personal Posts & Adventures
Online Meetups for Self-Directed Teens
I’m currently hosting online meetups for self-directed teenagers from all around the world. They’re free, fun, and casual—a great way to meet new friends.