The students in the Independent Project are remarkable … because they demonstrate the kinds of learning and personal growth that are possible when teenagers feel ownership of their high school experience. | Read more.
The genius of this school is not in a program, it’s not in the laptops, it’s in the learning. It’s in teachers designing learning that they know will work for kids … and they have the space and the time and the autonomy to do it. | Read more.
Once or twice a week, I spend early mornings in our natural-food-and-free-wireless coffee shop in town working on project planning and correspondence. Over the months, I’ve gotten to know a few regulars — folks who work nearby, retired professors, college students — and listened to bits of stories about their lives and what’s important to them. | Read more.