Essays

Saturday, December 1, 2007
I enjoyed listening to the discussion at the Assembly evening last November in which a student panel provided information about School Corporations, the Judicial Committee, and how the School Meeting operates, among other subjects. What I enjoy the… Read more ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
Friday, June 1, 2007
Note: Talks delivered in Shimonoseki, Japan, on April 19, 1999 by Dan and Hanna Greenberg, as part of their Japanese tour. These talks were followed by a brief slide presentation of pictures of life at school, with commentary by Dan, and then by a… Read more ›
Tuesday, May 1, 2007
Thoughts of a Liberty Valley School Co-Founder about his Sudbury Valley School Education1 Founding a Sudbury School Setting up a school means going through a year and a half of meetings, where you're trying to educate people to the model who don't… Read more ›
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 ›