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Uyboco: The Freedom Academy (Part 3)
THE educational model and philosophy of The Freedom Academy draws heavily from multiple sources of democratic and self-directed education. We draw inspiration from long-standing and well established institutions such as Summerhill School in the UK (founded 1921) and Sudbury Valley ...
From 6 days ago
Uyboco: The Freedom Academy (Part 2)
THERE is an internet meme going around which says, “Imagine if schools actually helped kids identify their strengths by exploring their talents from a young age and growing their skills over the 12 years, instead of letting them all follow ...
From 13 days ago
Uyboco: The Freedom Academy (Part 1)
THE Freedom Academy is my vision of what an educational center ought to be.It is not a school -- certainly not as we traditionally understand schools. Mention the word “school” and what comes to mind are classrooms, lessons, homework, quizzes, ...
From 20 days ago
Uyboco: Joy and sorrow
CHRISTMAS and New Year are seven days apart and these days are usually the most festive and joyous occasions of Filipino families. Relatives and friends come home, schools hold reunions; food and drink are plentiful; there are parties left and ...
From 27 days ago
Uyboco: This is it, pansit!
2019 was an interesting year.In January, we braved the winter cold and freezing temperatures of Eastern USA to attend a wedding in Greenwich, Connecticut and also to visit the Sudbury Valley School in Framingham, Massachusetts. This December, tomorrow in fact, ...
From 34 days ago
Uyboco: School is a prison (Part 2)
AS PROMISED last week, here is the final part of the speech written by my daughter, Meryl Faith:Force-feeding loads and loads of information is not learning. Yes, I said it. Why must students spend hours and hours in school when ...
From 41 days ago
Uyboco: School is a prison (Part 1)
I WOULD like to share with you a speech written by my daughter, Meryl Faith, which she delivered in her freshman college class. Faith stopped school after 10th grade. We got some homeschool material for her but she ignored most ...
From 48 days ago
Uyboco: Another brick in the wall (Part 1)
In 1979, rock band Pink Floyd came out with a song called “Another Brick in the Wall” which speaks out against rigid, traditional schooling. The lyrics go:We don’t need no education.We don’t need no thought control.No dark sarcasm in the ...
From 62 days ago
Uyboco: The Right Questions
WHEN confronted with a problem, most of us are trained to look for answers and solutions. Very few take the time to look at the problem itself.For example, if I were to present the problem: Pedro has 8 oranges in ...
From 65 days ago
Uyboco: Still doing it wrong
I JUST read a summary of Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Briones’ on a program called Digital Rise that aims to use information and computer technology (ICT) to support the learning of information, media and technology skills of students.The program ...
From 68 days ago