Kathleen Kesson on Curricula and Culture War

Kathleen Kesson – ISE board member, professor emerita at LIU-Brooklyn and former director of the John Dewey Project on Progressive Education at the University of Vermont – has a new article on the impact of Trump’s targeting of critical education and insistence on a “patriotic” curriculum up at the VTDigger: “It is no accident that …

By ISE | October 12th, 2020 | Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

ISE 2020 Online Intensive: Social Ecology in a Time of Crisis

Join us online June 19-24, for our 2020 ISE Intensive – 5 days of exploring social-ecological transformation in theory and practice. Our Intensives are always an inspiring experience of radical education, political strategizing, comradely networking, and utopian visioning – all welcome!

By ISE | January 15th, 2020 | Events Archive, Featured, Recent News, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

2013: 8 Day Winter Intensive in Northampton, MA

Welcome! Thank you for your interest in the Institute for Social Ecology’s (ISE) 2013 Winter Intensive. The Institute strives to be an agent of social transformation; demonstrating the skills, ideas and relationships that can nurture vibrant, self-governed, and healthy communities. The 2013 ISE Winter Intensive will take place from January 7 through January 14. What …

The Emergence of Compulsory Schooling and Anarchist Resistance

by Matt Hern The history of the development of Western schooling is a complex and meandering thing, but I think it is worth looking at in a very abbreviated form here. A little insight into the logics and basis for contemporary compulsory schooling might be useful to social ecologists.

By ISE | October 28th, 2003 | Article Archive | 0 Comments |