Interested in learning more about the theory and practice of self-directed education?
Here is a short list of books, articles, and other resources that we recommend:


Deschooling Our Lives by Matt Hern, ed.
Learning All the Time by John Holt
How Children Fail by John Holt
How Children Learn by John Holt
Free to Learn by Peter Gray
Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything by Laura Grace Weldon
The Art of Self-Directed Learning: 23 Tips for Giving Yourself an Unconventional Education by Blake Boles
Natural Born Learners: Unschooling and Autonomy in Education by Beatrice Ekwa Ekoko
Home Grown by Ben Hewitt
Teenage Liberation Handbook by Grace Llewellyn
A Different Kind of Teacher: Solving the Crisis of American Schooling by John Taylor Gatto
The Exhausted School: Bending the Bars of American Education by John Taylor Gatto, ed.