The Box

The title for this page is ‘The Box’ – here you find a variety of material that in the real world of printed paper is stored safely in a box, always accessible and yet not specifically sorted in topical manner:


Der revolutionäre Touch ist weg

This text is in German. It deals with the development of a particular branch of pre-schools known in Germany as Kinderlaeden. The text was originally written in the second part of the 1990s. It is available also via trend-online.

Parts of this text provided the basis for a revised version in English which was published in 2016 in the Palgrave International Handbook of Alternative Education.


German Kinderlaeden: From Alternative Projects to Professional Pedagogy

This article was published in the Palgrave International Handbook of Alternative Education in 2016. It is written in English.


von zombies und häßlichen entlein

A fictional dialog (in German) about school as a social site. Published in Vol. IV of the Schriftenreihe der Freien Schule Frankfurt (can be ordered here).