Learning by doing

The biggest leap for many parents new to Grassroots School is trusting that their kids are learning. At Grassroots, much of the learning …

The Grassroots Chickens

This is the first in a series of student-produced blogs. Look for more coming soon! We wanted Grassroots to get chickens, so I brought …

Spur-of-the-Moment Science

Last week, a few students were playing in the sandbox and they built a mountain. They thought it would be cool to …

So, how does it work?

The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion—these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at …

Birthday Party fundraiser 2017

Grassroots School celebrates its 45th year of providing freedom in education. The Grassroots Community, which surrounds the school, is celebrating its 35th …

Digital Dictionary Project

We’re working on a Digital Dictionary of Grassroots! The students started taking photos today. They went all around the campus, taking pictures …

Field Trip to St. Marks

One of the mottos of Grassroots School is “the world is my classroom!” and we take a lot of field trips and …