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Our Mission

The Paideia Program advocates that all learners practice the critical thinking, communication skills, and attitudes necessary to earn a living, be an active citizen, and pursue a meaningful life.

Paideia is active learning—fostering critical and creative thinking through Paideia Socratic seminar, intellectual coaching, and authentic action.

Paideia is high-quality education for all—preparing children of all backgrounds, in all kinds of schools, to live up to their full and resonant potential.

Paideia is preparation for a full life—teaching all students to Think, Discuss, and Act in ways that will help them thrive in the volatile world of the 21st century. 

New: Think.Discuss.Act - the Paideia Podcast

The show that gets you thinking more deeply about the Great Ideas and more. With Terry Roberts, Jeremy Spielman, and Zach Pritz. The format of the show follows our title; we think aloud about a great idea, discuss one of three texts that center on that idea, and end the episode with an offer to act on the idea discussed.

Additionally, our Bonus Bites episodes are tailored to listeners who want to know more about using the principles of Paideia in seminars, in the classroom, or with project-based learning. 

Listen on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.


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