Writing by:

Daniel Greenberg

Essay post | Saturday, March 1, 2008
This paper is based on a talk delivered in October 2002 to a graduate course in the Education Department of Framingham State College. Sudbury Valley School is, as we know, based on principles that are radically different from those underlying… Read more ›
Essay post | Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Every word in education is connected to some preconceived idea in people's minds. This means that every time we write or talk about Sudbury Valley School, we have to try to break these connections, and this is a very difficult task. The main problem… Read more ›
Essay post | Thursday, November 1, 2007
I. "There are three activities everybody does regardless of culture: make music, decorate things, and talk. Talking, making music, and decorating things are the three things that seem to be basically hardwired into the brains of everybody, that seem… Read more ›
Essay post | Saturday, September 1, 2007
Children Are People1 The Setting My first memory of people being aware that there's some kind of a problem with education in this country dates back to 1956, when the Russians sent up the first earth-orbiting satellite. That event was really seminal… Read more ›
Essay post | Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Note: Based on talks given at Framingham State College and in Halifax, Nova Scotia, during the 2001-2002 school year. I. The Setting I would like to begin by placing the whole question of schooling and education in a broader historical and cultural… Read more ›
Essay post | Sunday, April 1, 2007
How it Became the Primal Force to Create and Drive the Modern World1 I. I'd like to start by telling you how I got to this subject, because this helps understand how I got to the conclusions I drew. It all began in a history seminar. We were… Read more ›