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Schools of more than Thought

If the economy comes crumbling down, it is likely that the educational system will too. But that doesn't mean we should be educating children to support an economy that relies on exponential growth when the Earth's resources are dwindling (which is essentially this is what we are doing when we agree to rigid assessments and emphasize productivity over individual… Continue reading Schools of more than Thought

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I Never Imagined…

The word school, he pointed out, comes from skholē, the Greek word for 'leisure.' 'We used to teach people to be free,' he said. 'Now we teach them to work.' --- Benjamin Hunnicutt Lately I've been imagining a student who is free to learn whatever and wherever (s)he likes whenever (s) is ready. I imagine it will be my… Continue reading I Never Imagined…