Can kids get passionate about learning — and develop the persistence to follow where it leads? One school has a plan
The Hechinger Report
MARCH 12, 2018
The Greenfield model uses some rather commonplace strategies, such as integrating online learning, small-group instruction and greater parental and community involvement. Where the model pushes boundaries is in the addition of learning experiences called “expeditions.” Expeditions aim to impart what Cayer learned by being around her father: a habit of pursuing expertise or passion, or both. It’s a hard thing to measure, but learning science suggests that this is the case.”.