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Why Traditional Schooling Won’t Prepare Children for The Workplace

For decades, parents and educators alike have been searching for ways to solve the puzzle of improving the education system. The conventional teacher-student relationship hinges on the passing of standardized tests, a system designed for the industrial age. For some, the solution has been throwing money at the problem to improve standardized testing. However, the …

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Socratic Learning: The Learner Driven Approach in Acton Private Schools

According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), there are approximately 130,930 K-12 schools in the United States. Standardized tests, whiteboard lectures, and front-facing desks define the learning environment for the majority of these institutions. Lectures and textbook reading take up most of the time, fostering a passive form of learning. Acton private schools …

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