Check out this book! This successful computer programmer never received a high school diploma, but he gets an education daily. It’s a quick read and it will teach you a lot about what types of learning we value and which are actually effective.
“The beginning [of a journey] is a terrible time to plan. It’s the moment of greatest ignorance. In self-directed education, a lot of the value comes from exploiting opportunities that arise well out to sea, once I’ve seen some things and begun the learning process.”