The Lego School of Play

In August, however, Kirk Kristiansen will take an even bigger step toward developing a town that emphasizes its pint-sized citizens: He’s opening a school. The International School of Billund will focus on inquiry-based, Montessori-style education. “Collaboration, problem solving, and learning through play are embedded into our learning philosophy,” the school says of its curriculum, “and we believe that a fusion of these highly acknowledge learning methods mentioned above will strengthen our students’ ability to engage in life as creative, critical thinkers.”

Full article can be found here.

While I completely agree with the principles of play and the importance of creativity in child’s life, it is after all still a school. But one hopefully heading in the right direction.

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~ by Omaira on May 26, 2013.

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