I knew only two things upon entering my second co-op: I wanted to focus on creating art, and I wanted to be somewhere unknown to me. I hadn't had the time, energy, nor focus to actively pursue my own creative development during academic quarters, so
Newtowne school is a Reggio Emilia inspired parent cooperative preschool in Cambridge, MA. Reggio Emilia is a philosophy that originated in post war Italy, and quickly spread around the world. Reggio is based in the idea that children learn best through discovery and pursuing their interests.
What do we value most in education today? What does it mean to be smart? A lot of children might respond that what's important are the answers. They might suggest that knowledge, fundamentally, is simply knowing the answer to a problem. In education, our focus
Buenos Aires, the large, crowded capital city of Argentina, has many of the environmental problems that other large cities struggle with, such as toxic waste and air pollution. However, it also has significantly less green space per person than what the World Health Organization (WHO)
Buen Dia Family School is a two-story brown building with green stairs. It sits right off the corner of Guerrero and 18th, caddy corner to Tartine bakery, the French boulangerie that’s on every Top 100 restaurants list for San Francisco (I went there once,
Classes at Dramakinetics are inclusive and focus on performative arts education which supports students in fulfilling their potential in all aspects of their lives. I worked to teach four classes there this past quarter as an intern and have continued on to assist with three
A house transcends its physicality; it becomes a symbol holding memories, dreams, and expectations. There has been a lot of inconsistency and deviation from the traditional household in my life, but one constant thing has always been Mamis, my grandmother, living in the big house
I have spent this winter in Olympia, WA, working with the Nisqually Reach Nature Center (NRNC) as a research intern. NRNC is a small non-profit organization based on the coast of the Nisqually Estuary, the meeting point of the Nisqually Delta and the South Puget Sound.
For the past ten weeks, I have been working on the Antioch College Farm for my first co-op and, so far, I've been having an incredible adventure. Working on a farm is nothing new to me—I've worked on dozens of farms in my home state