07 Sep 2014

Is Your Child in Love with Learning?

Category: Alternative Education,LearningAdmin @ 8:50 am

1. Does your child say he or she hates school?

If so, something is probably wrong with the school. Children are natural learners, and when they’re young, you can hardly stop them from learning. If your child says they hate school, listen to them.

That is the first of "The Ten Signs You Need to Find a Different Kind of Education for Your Child," an article by Jerry Mintz, founder of the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO).

He’s not just talking about finding a better teacher or even a better school within the same system. He’s talking about finding a better paradigm.

While being “alternative” does not guarantee being “great,” many alternative schools and teachers are on a mission to empower children to take charge of their own education. A motivated learner learns, period. There are so many problems with most mainstream schools that alternatives are certainly worth considering.

Why should we, as a society, believe that school is supposed to be odius?

Check out the entire article here. Then check out the rest of AERO’s website.

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