What Draft Horses Teach College Students
The students at Sterling College learn from demanding teachers—like a stubborn, 2,000-pound draft horse or the campus cows, which need water even on a 20-below-zero Vermont morning when the trough is frozen solid.
Sterling is part of a seven-school consortium that requires students to take practical jobs, such as working on the college’s farm, in its kitchen or offices, or as a mentor to children or seniors.
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13 Radical Acts of Education are part of Learn as You Go, the Fall 2009 issue of YES! Magazine.
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