progressive education

New Tenet Affirms Long-held Values at Miquon

We believe that children can be upstanders and agents of change. Fostering respect for differences and developing the skills to challenge racism hate, and bigotry helps children to make positive contributions in the world. READ MORE »

Fostering Creativity

What is truly exciting to me is that as we mindfully develop space and time in which children can play, we are also implementing structures that foster children’s creativity. READ MORE »

Reflections from the Fall

With our first snowfall in the valley early last week and the children eagerly preparing their pieces for the winter assembly, I find myself reflecting on yet another wonderful and joyous fall at Miquon. READ MORE »

The Struggle to Play

Play is the serious work of these children. The story drips with every element of play that Huizinga described many years ago, and we imagine ourselves living in that kind of learning bliss. READ MORE »