April 19, 2012
Alfie Kohn gave a lecture at Burgundy Farm County Day School on the merits of progressive education. Kohn has published 12 books on education, as well as numerous articles in the Journal of Education.
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Progressive educator Alfie Kohn challenged parents and teachers to go beyond comfort zones at the Burgundy Farm Country Day School Eric Sevareid Forum held April 4. “Progressive education is scary because it is unfamiliar,” said Kohn. “Progressive education has a better claim to traditional education in fact, standardized testing does not go back that far.”