“Why is the sky blue?” Sound familiar? It’s a common question asked by kids as they grow up and start to inquire about the world. And it’s an unanswerable question without the aid of science. We as parents or teachers may not necessarily have all of the right answers, but how we respond fosters kids’ continual wonderment.
Every now and then an especially noteworthy person comes along. They challenge existing norms without care for bucking a trend. Caroline Pratt is one of those people. We are such big fans of her work, in fact, we consider her our hero. The American born, Pratt (1867-1854) revolutionized education as we know it.