Portfolio School is part of a growing movement of “micro-schools.” Coined by British education blogger Cushla Barry in 2010, the term refers to educational institutions that emphasize interdisciplinary project-based learning, building social skills such as communication and critical thinking, and tailoring instruction to the needs of each individual student.

Source: Are Microschools the Next Big Thing?

I remember a group project at college where we talked about schools like this, and that was 25 years ago. The idea isn’t new, but it is intriguing.

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