arnie langberg – jeffco open school

arnie and bill

Arnie and Bill Mathis. Getting some incredible time/insight from then in Vermont. Invaluable.

great conversation with Arnie at IDEA camp.

thank you much.
[we’ll try to clean notes up later]
high recommend: schumaker – small is beautiful , economics as if people really mattered,
pattern research – laffe smith and pat wagnersr high principal determines who gets a diplomahow arnie wanted to be judged as principal:

at the end of 4 yrs, every student swim with the current, and swim against the currentgraduate when the advisor and kid feel they are ready
present to committee (kids included on committee so they can see how it works)dick craft – us boulder – doctoral program for experiencal edadvice?.. know the law, know the budgetorignal charter school bill – john erwin and arniedick draft – school board – what are the policies that are keeping you from innovationcities in school – nation
city as school –

experiential school

arnies axiom – never do more unto yourself than they would do unto you…

for diploma – demonstrate

competence –
experience –
exposure – varies with kid and advisor

not taking the test – then they can’ ignore him- russ bowman


Rick Posner, lives of passion schools of hope  – to show how you can use smaurice gibbons – self-directed learning – walk-abouthelp a kid find/describe his/her strengthsopen school site (image links to it)
Arnie was the first hs principal for the mtn school, later to become:

open school site

He later founded the Langberg foundation:
The LANGBERG FOUNDATION was created to focus resources, both human and financial, on critical opportunities for educational innovation and change.

And now supports the Harmony Project:

the langber foundation
This image links to the Harmony Project:
harmony project
Arnie – at 44 min