Open Source Learning is a democratically run, private day school for children ages 6-17. S
tudents at Open Source Learning
take charge of their own education in a healthy, supportive environment. Students are given complete intellectual freedom to concentrate on any activities they choose. They enjoy unfettered interaction with each other and staff. By participating in a working democracy, students develop the ability to make clear logical arguments and learn how to deal with complex ethical issues.
At Open Source Learning students will...
decide freely how to use their time;
develop self-direction through a limitless curriculum including play, independent study, interaction with students of all ages, and student initiated classes;
- participate in a democratic community in which all members have an equal vote;
- cultivate trustworthiness and responsibility by participating in a judicial body;
- elect staff annually and allocate funds for resources;
- and determine how they, themselves, best learn.