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Memphis Mom Opens Microschool for Montessori-style Learning

The Lab School of Memphis utilizes a Montessori-style approach, working in small groups of multi-aged children to promote learning in a hands-on setting. This “helps learners uncover their strengths and their interests, and find a calling,” Morrison said. 

Homeschooling from Coast to Coast

Karla Withrow and Alycia Wright are among the hundreds of VELA grant recipients who’ve elected to homeschool their children. VELA chose to make a video about Withrow and Wright to show what homeschooling in 2022 can look like, from one coast to another.

‘Changing the Way We Educate Boys’

The Seattle School for Boys, whose students are socioeconomically and racially diverse, weaves a social-emotional component throughout everything it does.

Homeschool Students Prepare to Learn in London

This is the second in an occasional series of posts from Abigail Cogar and Eva Barry, two high school students in West Virginia who (with their parents’ help) applied for and received a Micro grant from VELA.
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