Category Archives: Progressive Education

A Conversation with Francis Xavier Charet

Faculty member and Consciousness Studies Coordinator, Francis Charet, explores consciousness, knowledge, and big questions with Richard Whittaker in an interview in Works & Conversations. Richard Whittaker:  Well, where to begin? Maybe I can ask a big question: what are your … Continue reading

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Leadership, Progressive Education, and Asking Important Questions: Ruth Farmer, Director of GGI

“A good leader leaves a path for the brilliance of others,” explains Ruth Farmer in this podcast interview with Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg. Here she elaborates on how collaborative community can think together about important issues and take part in real dialogue, … Continue reading

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What Love, Transgressions, and Lucidity Have to Do With Real Education: James Sparrell’s Commencement Speech

GGI Faculty member James (Jim) Sparrell speaks about how “learning itself if fundamentality relationship, and this is one of the ways a Goddard education challenges traditional education” in his commencement address at the Spring 2018 Graduation Ceremony. Listen to Jim … Continue reading

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Kelly Johnson Launches Environmental Arts School

Kelly Johnson, an Individualized MA graduate (with a concentration in Environmental Studies), used her studies at Goddard to develop a curriculum and write a book, Wings, Worms and Wonder:A Guide for Creatively Integrating Gardening and Outdoor Learning Into Children’s Lives!, … Continue reading

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“It Was As If I Came Home”: Diasie Sammy-Christopher on Finding Support and Homecoming at Goddard

Listen to Diasie Sammy-Christopher talk about “….getting to Vermont without knowing anyone, and I felt like I was home.” These videos are part of a series done by videographer Alexander Love. Learn more about his work here. Diasie Sammy-Christopher – … Continue reading

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Learning That Reveals Itself in the Everyday and in Community: Joe Mason on Studying Sustainability

How to engage in education that reveals itself in the the everyday and over time? Listen to what Joe Mason, a Social Innovation and Sustainability student, has to say about this process in his studies and community. These videos are … Continue reading

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New Perspectives and Conversations: Hayley Lewis and Joe Mason

Finding new perspectives and conversations in central to GGI studies. Listen to what students Joe Mason and Hayley Lewis have to say about this process. These videos are part of a series done by videographer Alexander Love. Learn more about … Continue reading

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