A lot of time is spent discussing why education reform is important and why more playful learning methodologies benefit students.
If we were honest with ourselves, we’d admit that many of our educationsystems prioritize things other than whole-child development.
“We’ve got an obsession in believing that literacy and
Education hasn’t changed that much since the days of armor-clad knights and candlelight—well before the printing press and, more recently, the internet made information a commodity. Educators lecture.
“I think the beauty of thinking like a child … is that sometimes doing things differently and simply and with a kind of joy and triviality leads you to a really special place that as an adult you don’t get to go to very often.”
At Kiran Bir Sethi’s Riverside School, students take charge. Here’s how...