Room For Ten More

Celebrating alternative education
Thursday, April 26, 2012, 10:54 PM

Here’s a last minute offer for anyone who lives near Greenfield MA…

Are you interested in what to say to your kids about what is going on in the world? Are you wondering about how kids should be educated given what we know (and don’t know) about the future?

This weekend, on Sunday April 29, from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. I will be speaking at a fundraiser for a local education center that offers self-directed learning for teens. It’s not really a ‘school’ in the traditional sense of the word, as it operates just fundamentally differently from a typical school.

All three of my children have attended, and two are currently enrolled.

If you have any interest in the topic of education in this environment, or would like to see how one program is addressing the idea of doing things differently, then this is an opportunity to join in a conversation on the topic and meet kids and staff that are actively pioneering and practicing a novel approach to education. » Read more