martes, 16 de septiembre de 2014

Back to School! School Year 2014-15

Here we are again and what does society expect from teachers? Miracle workers!!!!

Dear students, here´s something for you to think about on the first day of this school year; watch the following video about self-directing learning at a public high school in a small town in the US, Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington, Massachusetts (click on the captions to get the subtitles in English -in case you need them) 

This is how they explain what the project is like: 

A group of students gets to create their own school-within-a-school and they learn only what they want to learn.

Would you like to learn more about this project? Click here

While our education authorities consider any kind of independent education in Spain, let´s try and do our best with what we have. There is some very good advice in the following set of rules, check the last paragraph, for instance:

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