I've seen so much growth in my kids in all the important things in life, what really matters. They are loving being able to make their own decisions, and they are more well-behaved at home and do their chores without being told. They are all just happy and feel proud of themselves
When we were looking at schools, one of our biggest fears was that she would have to change who she was to “make it” in school or would be one of those kids who is constantly in trouble for talking too much. I remember searching and searching until we found out about The Open School, and then breathing that sigh of relief, “This is the place.
Our children are screaming for freedom, for movement, for free expression. As a mother, I'd rather have a happy kid who learns at his own pace, whose self esteem isn’t dependent on grades or test scores, who is motivated to learn because he’s curious and not because he’s being told that this is what he needs to know. This is why I love The Open School.
The experience has been strange and wonderful
. This year, my son is making decisions for himself. I see him involved in school and learning how to balance great freedom with deeper responsibility.