It's Not A Gap Year! It's An Education.

Education is learning languages: the languages of words, music, math, art, chemistry, biology, etc.  Education is learning paradoxes … and oxymorons.  So let me highlight an oxymoron that is damaging our kids’ education:  Lifelong Learning and Gap Year. If we truly believe in Lifelong Learning, then we have to believe that Gap Years are not Gaps…and we have to use a different word. What if we didn’t call it a “Gap Year” but called it an “Applied Discovery Year”? What if this was a year students saw worlds they only read about or hadn’t even imagined. Read More...