Have you thought about returning to school but don’t want to be stuck in a desk listening to lectures? Do you desire an educational environment where your life experiences are validated and your insight is valuable? Grab a cup of coffee and relax on your couch as we discuss our Masters degree and certificate programs […]
Enriching, liberating. Appreciative inquiry of all stakeholders. Empathy, encouragement. Professionalism. Integrity. Sincerity.
Peter’s interests: Educational leadership, holistic health, alternative schools, holistic coaching for adolescents and families, leadership coaching, adult development and learning, curriculum development, teaching strategies, literacy strategies, content area development, environmental education, charter schools. Learn more about Peter at: Peter Berg
Personalized learning means that learner decides what to learn as well as how and when.
The opportunity to be part of the program has expanded my capacity to learn, my ability to dialogue and participate in meaningful conversation. It’s helping me to find tools to promote a more gentle activism towards a better world. Even being from a different country, it’s always possible to apply this new knowledge in my […]
What Do You Do When You Lose The Battle With Your Child’s Will? Do you feel your child’s will is stronger than yours? Does life feel like a constant battle for authority? In this conversation, you will be encouraged to ‘reframe’ your thoughts about your strong-willed child. You are invited to listen to this evocative […]
How to start? Wonderfully self-directed and yet with support of elders who understand true mentoring…. when to help, when to challenge, when to advise and when to wait or let me struggle. I have been able to construct interdisciplinary independent studies, learning across many fields and integrating much learning. For a new mom, I have […]
Learners describe their experience in the Masters Program at the SelfDesign Graduate Institute Very rich! I have experienced learning in very deep and personal ways. I have pushed myself to learn and inquire beyond my expectations and have connected with mentors in what seems to be mutually beneficial ways. I believe that my learning in […]
Three Recent Directed Studies at SDGI Nature Immersion—How can I immerse myself in nature, to relax, to connect and to get guidance for my life here in my community? Embracing Personal Originality and Purpose as Means to Explore Emergent Leadership—What does sharing story with community look like? How do totems and symbols guide us into […]
SelfDesign offers a pathway for the evolution of consciousness…by David Marshak SelfDesign offers a contemporary expression of the insights described by Aurobindo, Steiner, Montessori, and Inayat Khan a century ago. First articulated in this form by Brent Cameron, SelfDesign invites the child and teen to lead his/her own learning and unfoldment within the context of […]