Posted by: theodorecosmosophia | August 11, 2011

This is what the students think of schools that are factories, prisons, malls: Spoken word performance

I’ve been saying for a while that our schools need to be places where our kids can explore their world and discover who they are; where their emotions and their bodies are honored as much as their minds; where nature and creativity are an integral part of the curriculum.  But perhaps it would be better to listen to the youth than me.  Here is spoken word from a group of kids from Albuquerque called “Love Letter to Albuquerque Public Schools”:

For an alternative, go to www.chicagowisdomproject.org

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: