More and more these days I hear the term ‘progressive’–progressive schools, progressive education, progressive teaching–and to be honest, I don’t really know what they mean. During our time, there were fewer choices for education. We usually went to the schools our parents went to or ones that were referred by family and friends. We were placed in a class of 40, the teacher was the center of our world, and we took tests and exams for our final grades. Now, with the growth of progressive schools, there are a lot more options to choose from. And if your child is at that age when he or she is about to enter school for the first time, I think that it’s important to study and understand the types of schools that are available for him or her. So, I’ve asked some of the founders and faculty members of Glebe House Manila, Keys School Manila, Summit School, and The Sycamore some questions to try and help you out.
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