Today’s Solutions: June 19, 2024

four diverse children play and learn in the forest

Forest Schools surge in popularity in the UK

Around 30 years ago, The Forest School movement was introduced to the UK via Scandinavia, a place where a passion for nature and the great outdoors is a deep-seated part of the culture. Now, Forest Schools are experiencing a revival in the UK. According to a 2021 survey by the Forest School Read More...

Pupils in need will be offered

Pupils in need will be offered free internet to study online

Lockdown-induced school closures have disrupted the education of millions of students around the world, but thanks to virtual classes many were still able to continue their learning. For those with disadvantaged backgrounds though, a lack of access to the internet has put a halt to their Read More...

Earth School aims to keep kids

Earth School aims to keep kids connected to nature while stuck at home

With 1.5 billion children out of school right now, due to the coronavirus pandemic, many parents are scrambling to figure out how to continue their education. Some schools have provided guidance, but it's nowhere near what children usually receive in classrooms. And the Internet is so full of Read More...

Parents! These 5 free resource

Parents! These 5 free resources will help make homeschooling better

As a parent of a young child, the outbreak of the coronavirus can make life particularly challenging. With schools closed, parents now have kids on their hands round the clock—with an added responsibility of guiding them through virtual school. If this situation sounds familiar and you’re new Read More...

Q & A with John Taylor Ga

Q & A with John Taylor Gatto

Ode talks with John Taylor Gatto, an ex-New York City schoolteacher and author of five anti-public schooling books, including Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher's Journey through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling , which you’ll find an exclusive excerpt in the October 2008 issue. Read More...