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Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Christina Cotsakis talks about how her study abroad experience in Costa Rica changed her outlook on her life and studies.

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Frank Bird is a teacher in Georgia and he talks about his background in teaching, his teaching philosophy, and becoming involved with the Foxfire teaching program. He also talks about incorporating hands-on learning in his classroom.

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Jan Buley teaches literacy at the graduate level in Ontario, Canada. In this interview, she talks about her early education, her development as a teacher, and her introduction to, and continuing involvement with, the Foxfire teacher workshops in…

Collection: I. Georgia Narratives

Dorothy Partridge is an educator and one of the participants in the earliest teacher workshops offered by Foxfire founder, Eliot Wigginton. She talks about that experience and the Foxfire model as a whole.

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

Smothers relates her own educational experiences in traditional schools to her experience at the Freedom to Grow Unschool, an alternative school outside of Athens, Georgia. She discusses the "unschooling" philosophy, how it's applied at Freedom to…

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

While enrolled at the University of Georgia, Iliana Rodriguez recalls becoming informed about the Georgia ban on undocumented students to public colleges and universities, which prompted her involvement in Freedom University. She discusses…
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