The video above first appeared in a Huffington Post article last week titled The Independent Project - High School Allows Teens To Decide Their Own Curriculum. The clip gives an overview of a progressive program at Monument Mountain High School in Great Barrington, MA that allows students to design their own course of studies.
I can't help wondering how many of our students would jump at the opportunity to do something similar...
cross-posted at www.patrickmlarkin.com
Patrick Larkin is the Assistant Superintendent for Learning of Burlington Public Schools in Burlington, MA and the former principal of Burlington High. He blogs about education at www.patrickmlarkin.com.