John Hunter and Jamie Baker of the Martin Institute spent the Dr. Martin Luther King holiday working with the faculty of
in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
Hillside is a junior boarding school for boys that offers a unique learning environment that includes a parking farm, flexible scheduling for a variety of sports, and highly relational learning. The day's events included an evening screening of the film,
, for the student body of about 200 middle school boys and their parents.
The boys were a delightful audience, captivated by the real problem solving that Mr. Hunter's student engage in.
World peace, one classroom at a time
With Capitol Hill in a constant state of gridlock, an everlasting cycle of conflict in the Middle East and handwringing over global warming, John Hunter has a simple solution – send in the kids to sort it out.
Hunter, who was listed as one of Time Magazine’s education activists to watch in 2012, spoke to a crowd of students, teachers and parents Monday night at the Hillside School in Marlborough about instilling the values of global citizenship in young students.