THE MIQUON SCHOOL is a progressive independent elementary school in the Philadelphia suburbs for girls and boys ages 3 – 12.



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  • A Year of Making in the Making

    One of the interesting results of our discussions has been an awakened appreciation of an offshoot of play, popularly called “tinkering.” READ MORE »

  • Play, and Learning

    Csikszentmihalyi writes, “The best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” Flow describes a Utopian model of education — and it also sounds like play. READ MORE »

  • All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenting

    The title was too hard to resist on our FIFTH snow day of the year, so yesterday I tuned into the podcast of Terry Gross interviewing the author, Jennifer Senior. READ MORE »

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