Silver Linings: What the pandemic is teaching us about schooling

Fanning a Flame at Millersville University

Fanning a Flame at Millersville University

After 30 years of answering questions about The Circle School, new ones don’t come along very often. Last night I answered a new one. At Millersville University’s Alternative Education Forum, I delivered the keynote address. The event organizer, Dr. Scott...
Seven sins of forced education

Seven sins of forced education

  “Children are biologically predisposed to take charge of their own education.” So says psychologist Peter Gray in his recent new book, Free To Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better...