Paideia School

Op Ed: A Model School in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 6/29/2012 at 2:58PM

By Francis Mechner, Ph.D. Director, Queens Paideia School “Paideia” – Plato’s ancient term for the ideal education of Athenian citizens — is an apt name for the widely-accepted educational philosophy that John Dewey expounded in the early 1900s. Children must learn not only the three Rs, Dewey said, but also the skills and knowledge they [...]