[permaculture] Education-greenschooling

Kenneth Benway ken at arcadiandesign.org
Fri Jun 15 00:43:00 EDT 2007


Paul,

One of the things I love about truth as expressed by the authors quoted
often within this topic and others is that by their nature they resonate
with one another in harmonic educational ecstasy.

Just observe the beautiful children, what more proof does one need?

Ken


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Cereghino
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Subject: Re: [permaculture] greenschooling

That reminds me of Paulo Fiere "A pedagogy for liberation."  another 
good read on education.

tom wrote:

>Greenschooling has a nice ring to it.
>As you mentioned homeschooling you may already have read it, but if  
>not I urge you to read John Taylor Gatto's Underground History of  
>American Education.  Though he sometimes veers a little far into  
>conspiracy speculation and libertarian perspective for my personal  
>taste it is an amazing book- after reading it you will not think  
>about education, and particularly compulsory public education, in the  
>same way again.  Its also interesting to look back at one's own  
>educational experience through the lens of Gatto's book- it went a  
>long way to helping me understand why I always felt so ripped-off by  
>my schooling (and even more impressed and grateful to my parents for  
>the real education they imparted to me).  Keep us all posted on your  
>progress with greenschooling!
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