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Tag Archives: school choice
Good Magazine has a nice profile of for-profit chain Vittra’s newest school, with the headline “Is Sweden’s Classroom-Free School the Future of Learning?” The article concludes, The open nature of the campus and the unusual furniture arrangements reflect the school’s … Continue reading
One of the founders of Montessori MadMen, a group of fathers who are passionate about promoting Montessori education, loved “The Creation of Conscious Culture through Educational Innovation” but was concerned that in an education market, the poor would be underserved: I … Continue reading
While I’ve not read Robert Frank’s most recent book, The Darwin Economy: Liberty, Competition, and the Common Good, based on reviews it seems to be an elaboration of an argument that Frank has been making for thirty years: That competition … Continue reading
I’ve long believed that the most stalwart advocates of school choice should be those educators committed to create a better world through healthier, more human culture. Through years of experience as an educator myself working to create better culture, I … Continue reading
A friend of mine who happens to be an expert in educational technology, Jon Madian, sent me an interview in which he committed a mistake very similar to that committed by Seymour Papert, and 99% of those who aspire to … Continue reading
Thomas Jefferson on Public Education: “To compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors, is sinful and tyrannical”
Many people believe that the American founding fathers believed that public education was crucial for democracy, and thus that “we” have an obligation to maintain the government-financed, teachers’ union controlled system that we have today. David W. Kirkpatrick is a … Continue reading