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26 Oct '14

News My alternative school proof you dont need grades and the curriculum

Josh Chapman talks about how his alternative education model encourages children to learn independently and imaginativelyJosh Chapman is the academic director at the Community High School of Arts and Academics, a progressive school in Roanoke, Virginia. More than 10 years ago in downtown Roanoke in Virginia, US, a group of parents, many whom were college professors, opened an alternative school. They were frustrated by the standardised curriculum taught at most public schools, and wanted to create an environment that encouraged children to learn independently and imaginatively. Continue reading...

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