This post by Shoshona London Sappir appeared on the blog of Michael Sappir, a graduate of the Jerusalem Sudbury School. (Michael writes often on issues of education at http://sappir.net.)
A few years ago my husband and I attended a lecture by linguist Ghil’ad Zuckermann, presenting a provocative theory: the Hebrew we speak today is closer [...]
Some things don’t change. In an era of increasing homework, we are buoyed by this this quotation from 1860 reprinted as part of The Scientific American’s 50/100/150 feature:
Against Homework “A child who has been boxed up six hours in school might spend the next four hours in study, but it is impossible to develop [...]
Here are a whole batch of pictures from our Halloween party. Current students, alumni, and staff are represented. Enjoy!