Teachers who develop active learners and who understand which approaches work for each child can create a room full of students who are engaged in the learning process, even if that process looks a bit different for every individual.
In a progressive school, students learn to take risks and to be creative.
In progressive schools, learning is an organic, evolving process that encourages exploration and discovery.
When we value children for their interests, we shift the focus from the future to the present.
According to Dewey progressive education focuses on the child’s powers and interests.
Stay calm, focus on what is important each day, and you will make it through September and hopefully have some quality family time in the process!