Amazing video: The Independent Project

Make kids feel in charge of their own education. Yes, they are capable of doing that. Proves this amazing video of the ‘Independent Project’, a school-within-a-school started by a group of teenagers (14-18 years) in the USA.

Please watch it, there are some amazing quotes.

The video was created in 2011, you can find more information and recent updates on their website:

(source: Teachthought)


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Claire Boonstra

Claire Boonstra, founder of Operation Education - feeding the movement to revolutionize education. I have lived many different roles in life - as a student, engineer, corporate employee, wintersports-blogger, strategic marketing manager, mobile future event organizer, augmented reality startup co-founder and now an education reformer and public speaker. But I am also a mother of three young children, a daughter, wife, sister, utopist dreamer, asker of difficult questions, visionary, improv dancer, skier, former glider pilot – and most of all a human being in search of how I can best balance my three main priorities in life: my family, my personal wellbeing and my mission to feed the movement to revolutionize education.

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