Re: Should We Move?

Robin Martin (roses9@IDT.NET)
Thu, 15 Jan 1998 19:01:37 -0700

The other day, it seems like Kirsten, a friend on this mailing list,
mentioned to me about a SV-type school in Connecticut that's been going on
for about 4 years now, that you might want to investigate before moving.
Looking up what she wrote... Greenwood Sudbury School is in Hampton, CT and
is in its 4th year, started by Jed and Jane Katch...

That's all I know...perhaps, someone else could fill in more details on


At 07:45 PM 1/15/98 EST, you wrote:
>In a message dated 98-01-15 18:37:55 EST, Teresa wrote:
><< I'm wondering if anyone here is familiar with MBTI
> temperament types/learning styles. I'm an ENTP, for which the learning
> style is "let them teach themselves" and my husband's is ISTP "hand-on,
> experiential learning." I'm guessing my son is ENTP, possibly ESTP,
> both of which do poorly in regular schools. From what I've read, about
> half of the population is either SP or NT, and would do best in
> alternative schools. The SJs (40-45%) like rote memorization, etc. and
> would fare OK in public schools. >>
>Hi Teresa,
>I am certified in the MBTi and a teacher, parent, and adminstrator at various
>times in my life in several alternative schools, including The Highland
>School, a democratic school, much like SVS. In my teaching I often found SP
>and NT kids for whom traditional schooling was abysmal. They often got
>labeled, either formally (LD, HDD, etc.) or informally (trouble-maker,
>etc.). While I have never taught at SVS, I have visited there and
>corresponded with folks who taught and attended. I know well the trauma of
>moving and finding new jobs. If you and your husband can swing it, I say "Go
>for it!"
>Alan Klein