Bob Herse talking
A small ghost at Halloween

“Marie Harris and I went to be taught about open classrooms by the Sisters of Mercy in New York. They had been trained in the United Kingdom and were running an open classroom school.

Dalton Anthony

Karen (Lichtenbaum) Carr

They were incredibly helpful in showing us how they set up stations around the classroom with different things for students to do, self directed in large part. This was sort of the way Montessori classrooms are set up also.” – Ruth Wishik (now Heather)

Published by Karen Carr

Dr. Karen Carr is Associate Professor Emerita, Department of History, Portland State University. She holds a doctorate in Classical Art and Archaeology from the University of Michigan. Follow her on Instagram, Pinterest, or Facebook, or buy her book, Vandals to Visigoths.

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