What were Bronson Alcott’s educational reforms? Here’s a simpler approach

From time to time I have posted about Bronson Alcott, mainly from my reading of Eden’s Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father by John Matteson. I had been wanting to find a simpler explanation of Bronson's educational reforms; they were considered quite radical in his day but over time became incorporated …

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This 10th grader gets an “A” in my book

Check out this industrious teenager! Theresa Schafer, a midwest 10th grade student, has developed a one woman play highlighting the life of Amos Bronson Alcott and his contributions to education. Teresa plays Louisa and has done exhaustive research on her subject using primary sources. She aims to show how one person can make a difference. …