alternative education


How to Help Your Kids Succeed

I recently devoured Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era by Tony Wagner and Ted Dintersmith, a treatise about how our current education system in the U.S. is failing our kids. The book aims to turn many people’s ideas about high school and college education upside down. Working hard, getting good grades, and jumping through all the…

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Life and Death in Grecia, Costa Rica

[**Guest Post by my husband Kevin**] I really can’t say that much about today has been run-of-the mill. I awoke to some clanging and skittering in the kitchen, and the smell of something cooking. I rolled over and looked out the window a bit. The sun was already busy doing its thing, bright as noon-day back home, although it was…

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