Why this site? We can’t manufacture students to specifications. What attitudes, systems, and practices bring out the best possible human in each individual? What do we know that shuts people down, grows resentment, wilts initiative? Awake education is an equitable and effective education idea arising from the industrial education flatland. I’ll post about the awake education concept with a focus on open possibilities in L.A. I’ll be filtering for awake education practices that approach students, teachers, parents and communities holistically as complex whole persons.