TNCS Gardens for Earth Day!

Earth Day happens on Sunday, April 22nd this year, with the theme “End Plastic Pollution”. But celebrating our planet is an everyday occurrence at… 544 more words

The New Century School

Leadership, Progressive Education, and Asking Important Questions: Ruth Farmer, Director of GGI

“A good leader leaves a path for the brilliance of others,” explains Ruth Farmer in this podcast interview with Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg. Here she elaborates on how collaborative community can think together about important issues and take part in real dialogue, even if the dialogue is messy, or starts one direction and ends up in another. 105 more words


A Classical Christian School—Two Centuries Ago

By Ian Mosley, Instructor of Latin, School of the Ozarks

“But isn’t the whole point of our movement that we already are doing things the way they were done two centuries ago?” 2,074 more words

Homeschool Center

***THIS CHAPTER IS UNFINISHED. As stated previously, I am posting the book I wrote as is — errors, unfinished, or wonderful. Here it all is for the masses. 3,459 more words

Alternative Education

Carden Method

***THIS IS AN UNFINISHED CHAPTER with no photo of the school. Oddly, I have a photo of my drive to the school from Portland to Hillsboro. 3,422 more words

Alternative Education

Choosing Which School (Part 2)

The school hunting continues… In my previous post, I talked about the factors that I am considering when looking for the right school for Zach. Just to review, they are the following: 931 more words


'What We Want From Students Is No Longer Their Insight Or Character, But Their Desires'

In the latest Los Angeles Review of Books, writer and philosophy professor Ron Srigley critiques the modern university in ways that also apply to K-12 schooling. 537 more words

Progressive Education