Recap of the Wednesday Podcast and more. Leonard explains further about how he began Clubhouse Democracy with state school students.
Talking about the Curriculum in democratic free schools.
Do you think we should teach difference between right and wrong? I don’t. Here’s why.
Free speech is a pillar of a modern democracy. What do you feel about varieties of outlook?
Big Little or In Between Here There and Everywhere We’ve been talking about democracy and scale … size of the school and the building and the finances and the student population and the number of staff and so on. Can a democratic free school environment work regardless of scale; how does scale change delivery?…
Qualities of Teachers : Personality of Teachers and Schools Clara was an experienced but frustrated state school Science teacher and very much wanted to find a better situation for herself. One Friday evening, over drinks, a friend told her about Summerhill. The philosophy interested her and she bought the book, Summerhill, and then visited…
Qualities of Teachers is a series of posts about the qualities that democratic education teachers need to be successful. In this post we look at planning.
What should democratic schools expect from their teachers beyond the classroom. This short post considers the qualities of democratic school teachers outside the main area of their activity: teaching.
Equality in a community can be hard for teachers and other adults to accept and understand. What does it mean? You might need some training.
Qualities of Teachers- Understanding Qualities of teachers are important: understanding is one of these qualities. This is as true in the local comprehensive as it is at Summerhill. However, when a school has a unique philosophy the teacher must make an extra effort to understand. This is the first of a series on qualities of…