and Paul Tough
are a half-century apart. Both were interested in children and how they learned. One wrote a book called How Children Learn
, the other a book called How Children Succeed
. Their juxtaposition has a lot to tell us about how we think about and treat our young people.
On Graduate School and 'Love'
is yet another commentary on the economics of academic work. A younger student
chimes in on the role of education in life: "much of education is oriented, for better or worse, toward making a living, rather than making a life." [more inside]
From 1968 to 1975, Rochdale College
existed as co-op housing and as an experimental college, affiliated with the University of Toronto. Before it closed, it was the largest free university in North America. [more inside]
Not Back To School Camp is a place
) can go to meet, teach, and learn from other unschoolers. Despite doubts and criticism, unschoolers and homeschoolers are making their way to college [more inside]