Philosophy of Education

Doing Real Things: Opportunities in High School: A conversation with Staci Hill and Dr. Laura Mazer

Episode Summary

Staci Hill and Dr. Laura Mazer join Matt Bateman to discuss the value of adolescents "doing something real" during their middle and high school years. Staci Hill is the head of academics at Polygence, an online academy that supports students with independent research and passion projects alongside expert mentors. Dr. Laura Mazer is the Vice President of Academic Programs at Higher Ground Education, which operates schools for students from birth through adolescence, provides training to educators, and more.