Writings

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…

The New Story

School’s Out Forever!

“What a person learns in a classroom is how to be a person in a classroom.” - Clark Aldrich It is tragic how many of us have been—and still are—duped into believing that classroom learning is absolutely necessary and helpful for everyone. In most "developed" or "first world" countries, there is a strong belief in… Continue reading School’s Out Forever!