teachers | The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News - Part 2
Today’s Solutions: July 18, 2024

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...

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...