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 […]
Integral Principle #4 – Learning Relationships are Mutually Chosen and Sustained Brent Cameron Learning relationships are optimal when they are like friendships that are mutually chosen and sustained.
SelfDesign Integral Principle #3 by Brent Cameron Learning is an Embodied Experience The only subject is subjectivity. The idea that there are facts and a “real world” as objective and external aspects of reality is an idea based on some disembodied assumptions (Lakoff & Johnson, 1999). The world is in my experience. There is a […]
Integral Principle #2 – Modeling and Mimicry are Essential Survival Strategies…by Brent Cameron Learning is a natural attribute inherent as a biological survival mechanism in the human species. Although learning is an attribute of many species, from what we can deduce, it is in one of the most advanced and sophisticated forms in humans. Our […]