Who is Logan LaPlante? What is hackschooling? It’s worth twelve minutes of your time to find out.

goldda:

This is well worth the watch. I think it would be great to apply this mindset to be applied at all levels of education and even education based service. And maybe adapt it to better financing education. Let the brainstorming or should I say “hackschooling” begin.

Originally posted on EdNavigators - Navigate the Educational Maze- Specializing in Test Prep:

I came across this video when reading the most recent Edutopia blog.  I encourage you to set-aside twelve minutes to watch it.  In this video, Logan proves that there is more than one way to get an excellent education.  Options in education are available and attainable.

Logan LaPlante is a teen full of life, inspiration and passion.  He is a self-described hackschooler who is sculpting his personal and unique path to happiness.  Logan clearly has family, friends, educators and supporters who are open-minded about education and understand that education is not a one-size-fits-all experience.  These role-models have enabled Logan to navigate his customized educational path.  Kudos to Logan and to those supporting him on his journey.

Hackschooling is a term that was coined by Logan LaPlante in his Tedx speech.  Logan describes hackschooling as “hacking school” – breaking it down into small pieces so that it may be improved.  The…

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