We have all heard the phrase, “teach them how to think, not what to think.” This phrase resonates with us because we want to raise children who are problem solvers and entrepreneurs that will create change. But how do we actually teach them to think? In this presentation, Adam Hailstone will teach you the three […]

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Are we molding clay or nurturing seeds? One-size-fits-all education does not allow for genuine agency-based learning. Every child is different and without individualized learning of their own choosing, they will fail to reach their potential. In this presentation, Oak shares two ideas to unlocking the potential of schools and students.

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By John Taylor Gatto 2 November, 1998 Reprinted from: Yes Magazine Instead of fitting people into the pigeonholes offered by the economy, how might education help students become self-confident, reflective, and creative adults? Let me tell you about Stanley, a young man I met while teaching in New York City. Stanley only came to school […]

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Image by QuoteFancy By John Taylor Gatto 09 February, 2010 Yes Magazine More and more people across America are waking up to the mismatch between what is taught in schools and what common sense tells us we need to know. What can you do about it? Nobody gives you an education. If you want one, you […]

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