Author Archives: admin7

Fitrah Based Education #1

Fitrah Based Education #1. Actually, only the 2nd most parents who know the potential distinctiveness of their children. From there the characteristics of both developed and refined with noble character. 2nd parent was the one being the most sincere love with his children. Parents true that those who want happiness of her children were growing…

Continue Reading →

Transcript from AERO Director Jerry Mintzs TEDx Talk in Norway

Transcript from AERO Director Jerry Mintzs TEDx Talk in Norway. This transcript of Jerry Mintz’s TEDx talk comes from his original talk notes and not a direct transcription from the event. A video of the talk will be made available in the near future and posted here on our website. At the airport in New…

Continue Reading →

The Common Core is not an upgrade

The Common Core is not an upgrade. First lets make one thing clear: The Common Core is not an educational upgrade. It does not make education more rigorous except in the sense of rigor mortis. The only reason I think that the Common Core is great is because it is so negative and destructive that it…

Continue Reading →

What is Community in Education?

What is Community in Education? Communities are associations of human beings who share some common interest. According to this definition, communities can manifest in endless configurations, and they do. These are some of my communities: The AERO network Democratic schools community International Democratic Education Conference community Brooklyn Free School community Manhattan Free School Community Summerhill…

Continue Reading →

math-03-a

A Map of the Alternative Education Landscape

A Map of the Alternative Education Landscape. What type of learning environment is right for your child? Choosing a school, or choosing to educate your child outside the institution of schooling, is an important decision — and today, with many educational choices available to families, a complicated one. There are significant differences among the diverse…

Continue Reading →

Democratic School Governance

Democratic School Governance. GOVERNANCE IN SCHOOLS is becoming an increasingly important issue, as educators begin to realize how crucial it is to empower the participants in any educational process. There are currently many hundreds of schools in the United States and other countries, both private and public, which operate with varying degrees of of student…

Continue Reading →

Whys Hows Alternative Education An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Whys Hows Alternative Education An Idea Whose Time Has Come. From the introduction the Almanac of Education Choices. This is the first comprehensive directory of educational alternatives in the United States and Canada in paperback form. It is our hope that our collection of educational alternatives under one cover will communicate to the public the broad…

Continue Reading →