LifeSPARKS Reflections and Journal is an A to Z series of strategies that can help in the transition to a new way of taking and sharing ownership for learning and living. Original illustrations and a short inspiration capture the essence of each strategy and spark your ideas. There are additional pages following each letter for you to use as a journal as you reflect on defining your path for learning and meeting goals in your life.
These ABCs are building blocks to support you as you ask hard questions, try new things, and do what matters. They are designed to support you and spark curiosity, creativity, and confidence as you navigate challenges, overcome obstacles, and pursue joyful, lifelong adventures in learning.
LifeSPARKS Reflections and Journal is a companion to the book LifeSPARKS: Ask Hard Questions, Try New Things, Do What Matters a guide and workbook for raising engaged and curious lifelong learners. Both books offer encouragement and strategies to address the choice, challenge, and promise of self-directed learning.
Based the author's experience from teaching, parenting, consulting, and community organizing , LifeSPARKS is a catalyst for nurturing genuine, engaged learning to lead loving, authentic, meaningful lives.
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About the Author
As mother to the unschooled Dale Stephens, founder of Uncollege and author of "Hacking Your Education" - she has a wealth of hands-on experience about the challenges and joys of self-directed learning. This has driven her consulting and coaching where she helps families overcome worries about unschooling and the transition between traditional schooling and self-directed methods.
Lisa now lives in sunny California with her husband where she still has many adventures gardening, hosting potlucks, volunteering at the library and playing ukulele. She is always learning and happy to help others with her warm and enthusiastic demeanor!
For more than 25 years, Carrie has pursued a variety of creative arts, taking both handcrafted and digital forms. She has taught individual and group lessons in everything from painting and calligraphy to Photoshop. She has presented her work in craft fairs and free-lanced for individuals and companies. She has poured her passion into her brush, her pen, her scroll saw, and her laptop. Along the way, she has generously shared her skills with all who wanted to learn.