A progressive school developing progressive thinkers
Orsch has discovered many answers to today's educational crisis and will forever continue to seek answers. We have looked to the students themselves for guidance. We have responded to their needs while guiding them toward skills they will need far into the future.
A Case For Change
Jackie Burt’s book Orsch…cutting the edge in education details a new approach to education that is much needed, if not urgent. Burt contends that we can, in fact, do better for our kids in the public school system. The current state of affairs is centered on standardized tests and a general approach that does not speak to the unique needs of each individual region,
A place where you can be who you are…and move at your own pace…and explore…and discover…and develop talents…and dig in! A place where a genuine community exists. We honor and respect each other’s differences. We laugh and learn and live our days together. Because we are a multiage environment (a one-room schoolhouse) we enjoy the variety and differences in age groups, and treat each
Orsch…cutting the edge in education
The book “Orsch…cutting the edge in education” is almost complete! We will let you know when it is officially in print. Following is an excerpt from the introduction: Our best hope for the future is to develop a new paradigm of human capacity to meet a new era of human existence. We need to evolve a new appreciation of the importance of nurturing