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OC Blog

This OC Blog features mostly articles from our quarterly OC Magazine.  Articles cover a variety of topics inspired by the different programs that we offer at OC. You will also find Peter's Podium written by Peter Bergson, OC Co-Founder, who explores broader philosophical topics related to Open Education.

 

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3.1.20

"Education"

Written by Peter Bergson, OC Co-founder. Originally published in the Winter 2019-20 issue of the "Open Connections Magazine"   I have come to think of what we call education is far from what lies...

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2.1.20

Supporting Autonomy and Agency in Young People

Written by Kelly Dillon, Facilitator. Originally published in the Winter 2019-20 "OC Magazine"   Looking back, I suppose autonomy and agency were likely the drive behind my search for options...

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1.1.20

Sharing a Passion for Math in Group Tutorial II

Written by Amy Hertzog, Facilitator. Originally published in the Winter 2019-20 issue of the "Open Connections Magazine"   I spent most of my school-aged years in Japan, attending traditional...

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12.1.19

Natural Learning in the Open Program

Written by Michelle Brockway, Facilitator. Originally printed in the Fall 2019 OC Magazine.   At Open Connections, we believe that all people have the right and privilege to create a...

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11.1.19

Peter's Podium: Is OC for Parents Too?

Written by Peter Bergson, OC Co-founder. Originally Published in the Fall 2019 OC Magazine.   At our end-of-the-year OC Board meeting in June we began a discussion regarding the second half of OC...

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10.1.19

Cultivating a Climate of Connection in Group Tutorial I

Written by Linda Soffer, Facilitator. Originally published in the Fall 2019 OC Magazine.   Connection is widely recognized by psychologists, sociologists and biologists as a core human need and a...

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