Originally posted on User Generated Education:
Young people are developing their voice to clearly articulate the need of the educational systems to change to better meet their needs - educationally, personally, and professionally (yes, young people have professional needs). They have something to say. They should be heard. Nikhil Goyal, a 16-year-old junior at Syosset…
Originally posted on it's about learning:
A Listening Session’s purpose is to discover each young person’s deepest knowing about how they would answer the question, “How do we educate young people to thrive in a world of possibility?” – from Imagining Learning…About Listening Sessions On Thursday, November 15, 2012, Unboundary hosted Charles Kouns and…
Originally posted on Cooperative Catalyst:
Cross posted from my blog, Blogging Through the Fourth Dimension An interesting debate has been sparked in the comments section of my post “Not Grading is Awful” here on the Cooperative Catalyst, with some people stating that forced school is inhumane. I have been pondering this for a bit and I must say…
“Our community thrives off of public education. Without our proper education we are less prepared for life. We are the future! WE ARE THE NEXT GENERATION OF ADULTS! WE’RE HERE TELLING YOU THAT THERE IS A PROBLEM! We’re done choosing the lesser of two evils, or accepting solutions that are not good for our communities. … Continue reading
(Written as part of my application to Goddard College June 2009) My experiences as a student, my achievements professionally and my ultimate goal to fulfill my aspirations as a educator and life-long learner have lead me to Goddard College. My goal to educate was born from my rejection of Henry Ford’s factory approach to education. … Continue reading
In the search for resources for my study of Art Education, I notice that the in shift in my focus from Artist to Artist who Teaches has changed the way I look at other artists and also art in general. It has given me a chance to reflect on my own story as an artist. … Continue reading
I just posted this blog over at the Cooperative Catalyst and would love to hear your comments and ideas.
Every time I hear or read someone say that education is in the state it is now, because of bad teachers, I want to yell! I mean how many Great teachers are getting demonized and how many great teachers are not choosing teaching as a career because of this misguided and misinformed discussion. if we … Continue reading
I strive for a day when the very act of putting down on paper your ideals of education is normal. I strive for a day when all teachers approach teaching as a art, as a reflective practice of growth. Crafting your own ideals and philosophies of education can be the first step in creating real … Continue reading
I will share my ideas and others for a formation of the right kind of education. I hope to actively challenge and question the current state of education and the world.