All my writing, in one handy place… with the exception of my terrible 2004 undergraduate honors thesis. Nope, you don’t get to read that.
- Why Are You Still Sending Your Kids to School? (2020)
- The Art of Self-Directed Learning (2015)
- Better Than College (2012)
- College Without High School (2009)
Other longform writing
- Developments on the Colorado River: A Crash-Course: a few things I’ve learned about water
- How to Live Nowhere: an online book about nomadic living for twenty- and thirty-somethings.
- The Unschool Adventures Guide to Travel Fundraising: crowdfunding advice for those who are too broke to travel the world
Alliance for Self-Directed Education (2017-8)
- What Does it Mean to Be Educated?
- Agile Learning Centers, Liberated Learners, and Sudbury Schools: What’s the Difference?
- Give Kids Control
- How to Quit Parenting
- Teens and Screens
- You Can’t Ruin Your Kids
- Hail the Almighty Diploma
- Why are You Sending Your Kids Back to School?
- Don’t Like High School? Then Quit.
- How to Live Nowhere
Huffington Post (2012-5)
- 20 Non-Awkward Ways to Meet People While Traveling Solo
- Give High School Students the Same Freedom as College Students
- To Fix School, Make it Consensual
- How Summer Camp Taught Me to Never Say “I Can’t”
- Okay, You’ve Graduated from Homeschool. Now What?
- Four Reasons to Quit School and Become a Teenage Homeschooler
- Rethinking the Promise of a College Degree
- 12 Ways to Educate Yourself Without College
- How to Build a Successful Life Without a Four-Year Degree
Gap Year Association (2016-7)
Matador Network (2012)
- How to crowdfund your next travel adventure
- 5 reasons to replace college with travel and self-directed learning
Unerzogen (German translations, 2019-20)
Top posts on BlakeBoles.com
- How I Wrote, Crowdfunded, and Independently Published a Book in 2020 (2020)
- Tools for Building a Cheap and Meaningful Gap Year (2017)
- Teens: How to Write Two Important Emails (2015)
- Interview with John Taylor Gatto (2015)
- Independent Publishing: Blake’s Cheat Sheet (2012)
Book reviews on BlakeBoles.com
- The Teenage Brain (2018)
- So Good They Can’t Ignore You (2016)
- Deep Work (2016)
- Excellent Sheep (2015)
- The New Geography of Jobs (2013)
- The $100 Startup (2012)
- The Rebel Sell (2012)
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