Bowing Out of the Learning Circle.

The individual is of first importance, not the system. ~J. Krishnamurti My experiences in my first six years as a school teacher showed me unequivocally that the system is of first importance in a traditional school setting—not the individual. Testing took precedence over learning. Administrators admonished teachers with frequent reminders of the rules and references…… Continue reading Bowing Out of the Learning Circle.

Just Say No to School

{Read the original on elephant journal} “To understand life is to understand ourselves, and that is both the beginning and the end of education.” ~ J. Krishnamurti Although I am grateful for my conventional education and experiences in traditional schools, here’s why I don’t want my child to ever be subjected to the tyranny of…… Continue reading Just Say No to School