Teaching children to think, to care for others, and to care for the world. Is there anything else? What John Hunter does with his students by presenting to them the opportunity to understand, research, consider, and collaborate over real world issues and problems, is give them an opportunity to think.
In their recent visit to the Pentagon, John Hunter's had to prepare for a mock press conference with Department of Defense officials. They researched many "hot" situations around the world. Their experience playing the World Peace Game in their classroom with John's guidance no doubt helped them think deeper and in a more sophisticated way about situations. Here are the questions they developed: