Category Archives: Progressive Education

Passions and Wonder after Goddard: A Conversation with IMA alum Kelly Johnson (‘12)

I met Kelly Johnson on my first day at Goddard in February 2012. It was her last semester in the Individualized MA program and we were in Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg’s advising group together. We immediately became friends after figuring out that … Continue reading

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Journey To and Beyond Goddard with Mumia Abu-Jamal

Visit Goddard’s Plainfield campus and listen to Mumia Abu-Jamal talk about the value of progressive education, social change, and being the change you advocate in the world. This slideshow was produced by director and filmmaker Stephen Vittoria, whose documentary “Long … Continue reading

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The Radical Edge of the Low-Residencey Model: Faculty Present at NEA Higher Education Conference

Katt Lissard and Karen Campbell, faculty members in the IMA/SBC/HAS programs, recently presented a workshop at the NEA (National Education Association) Higher Education conference in St. Louis in mid-March. Their workshop — “The Low-Residency Model and the Radical Edge From … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 Residency Theme is Place

The theme for the Spring 2013 HAS/IMA/SBC residency is “Place.” Words and images in the residency schedule, and posted throughout campus and on our Worlds of Change blog reflect the myriad ways that HAS, IMA, and SBC students and faculty … Continue reading

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Scenes From a Residency

The IMA residency ended in the stillness and quiet of heavily-falling snow after all residency activities were suspended on Thursday due to the approaching storm. While many students and faculty stayed over last night for a snowy slumber party of … Continue reading

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Windhovers, Whole Truths & The World of Tomorrow: Ruth Farmer’s Commencement Address

Ruth Farmer began her commencement talk by reciting Gerald Manley Hopkins’ “The Windhover,” and then telling us what these words by this Victorian-era poet have to do with our lives today. I learned this poem by heart ten or more … Continue reading

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Watch Danielle Boutet Discuss Knowledge that Matters and Connects

As I walked through the cafeteria this morning, I heard the buzz from one table to the next. “There is no knowledge without the knowledge of knowledge,” one of the students was telling her friend, quoting Danielle Boutet quoting Edgar Morin. … Continue reading

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