Today’s Solutions: June 15, 2024

Adventures in learning

Adventures in learning

At Aventurijn, a small private school in the Netherlands, children decide what to study and how to study it. Ineke Noordhoff | October 2008 issue Fifteen-year-old Jurriaan de Vos doesn’t have to worry about his report card; his school doesn’t give grades. “There is a class schedule,” he Read More...

Childhood's end

Childhood's end

Schools train children to remain children all their lives, John Taylor Gatto argues in his new book. There’s another way: Teach them to become leaders and adventurers. John Taylor Gatto | October 2008 issue   I taught for 30 years in some of the worst schools in New York City, and in some Read More...