“Imagine, for a moment, that you’re a student. You’ve been plucked out of your classroom and dropped into a new classroom, in an unknown country. Are you able to tell, from the way you are being taught, whether you’re in a democratic or totalitarian state?”
Good question, isn’t it. Even for homeschools.
“The key to unlocking this creativity was to empower the students to question. “We assume that kids are naturally creative and that they know how to question the status quo. And they are not,” said Ms. Stiles. “By the time we get them in high school they are just looking for marks, and we taught them to be like that.””