39. Self-Directed Learning Is The Future Of Education

June 14, 2022


Summary

For the longest time, education has always been inside the four corners of a classroom. But as we continue to evolve and uncertainties happen, people have learned to be creative, flexible, and adapt. If there’s a remote-first setup in the workplace, there are forward-thinking schools for self-directed learners.

In this episode, I’ll be chatting with Kelly Davis, she is the co-founder and Chief Education Officer of Galileo, a new and innovative self-directed online school for world schooling and unschooling families. Join us as Kelly enlightens us on how self-directed learning can give your family the freedom and flexibility you've been searching for.

In this episode:

[01:48] The beginnings of Galileo.

[02:12] Homeschooling, unschooling, and world schooling explained.

[06:06] How education has evolved since the pandemic.

[07:22] Why parents and kids need to adapt and prepare for the uncertainty of the future.

[09:24] What is a dojo?

[12:21]What does self-directed learning mean?

[13:54] The formula for deschooling.

[15:30] What does the transition to self-directed learning look like?

[18:04] Learning never stops. Children need to build skills, adaptability, flexibility, and a global mindset for whatever is to come.

[19:56] Timeline keeps track of the student’s progress based on their learning experience.

[22:46] Galileo is in partnership with an umbrella school that enables parents and students not just to create their own transcript but also plan a learning fit for university.

[27:53] Galileo has epresentatives in many different countries to help navigate legalities in terms of acquiring certification or a diploma.

[29:37] Self-directed learning creates freedom for the family. Just like with entrepreneur parents, they are able to model flexibility and adaptability not just with work but also with their kids learning.

About Kelly Davis

Kelly Davis is the co-founder and Chief Education Officer of Galileo, a new and innovative, self-directed online school for world schooling and unschooling families with a focus on entrepreneurship and the skills of the future.

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Resource Mentioned

West River Academy