A look back at an original post, in which BANR founder Ted Wachtel shared his delight at discovering, in an article, evidence that healthcare professionals are beginning to create a positive new reality in their approach to their work.
In his original post, BANR founder Ted Wachtel gives his overview of the folly of school grading. It’s a good introduction to the foundational BANR belief that it’s long past time that we re-examine our slavish devotion to the traditional classroom.
Revisiting the first post on this blog, which lays out the framework of this foundational idea to the BANR concept and explains the genesis of this movement before it even had a name.
There is a plethora of ideas among those of us who are interested in building a new reality, using strategies with different names and in different settings, but all with a common thread—an emphasis on opportunities for people to talk to each other.
If you’ve been following this latest series about Kenneth Danford’s upcoming book, Learning Is Natural, School Is Optional, and had serious doubts about that whole concept…welcome to the club.
Editor’s Comments by Ted Wachtel Just because young people don’t want to go to high school doesn’t mean they don’t want to go to school. Many North Star members go on to college. Homeschoolers and North Star teenagers often do better without high school. This excerpt from a chapter in Kenneth Danford’s book, Learning is […]