At Open School, students learn to teach themselves
Taking a few lessons from homeschoolers, an innovative school is opening in my home town.
About the school
# No tests, grades, report cards or mandatory classes.
# Staff will not judge student work unless asked.
# Students will be offered a menu of courses, contacts, guest speakers and off-site activities.
# Students will choose their own schedules and activities.
# School will be run like a democracy with students and staff having equal vote in school decisions like setting rules.
# Students are not separated by age. Read more…