Retrieved by Pat Darnell | Feb 14, 2012 | Bryan TX
[Photos Kim Wendt and Rosan Bosch]
MooPig thinks the best school atmosphere for children would be a working farm. Put the children on farms and they learn liberal arts the old fashioned, American, way... farming. Hey, it's not just the American way either.... world wide in the Global South we all need skills for farming.
That's one idea, but there is no reason why the farmhouse can't look like this Swedish rendition of middle school:
Is Sweden's Classroom-Free School the Future of Learning? - Education - GOOD:
EXCERPT | "... Jannie Jeppesen, the principal of Vittra Telefonplan writes on the school's website that the design is intended to stimulate "children's curiosity and creativity" and offer them opportunities for both collaborative and independent time. Vittra doesn't award traditional grades, either—students are taught in groups according to level—so maximizing diverse teaching and learning situations is a priority. ( January 20, 2012.) ... "
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