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About Marsha Familaro Enright
Marsha is an international educational entrepreneur, writer, and speaker. Trained in biology and psychology, she has published research articles on psychology, neuropsychology, human development, creativity and optimal experience, literature, culture, history, politics and philosophy.
• Founder and president of The Reason, Individualism, Freedom Institute (RIFI), sponsoring The Great Connections seminar,
• Founded Council Oak Montessori School, 1990, named a top private elementary school by Chicago Magazine, www.counciloakmontessori.org
B.A. Biology, Northwestern University,
M.A. Psychology, New School University
Entries by Marsha Familaro Enright
In this 3 minute audio from Resounding Books, RIFI President Marsha Familaro Enright, discusses how people across the political spectrum can unite to reject the worst in education. As well, she discusses how students in the U.S. do in relation to their international peers – with some surprising conclusions.
In this 3 minute audio from Resounding Books RIFI President Marsha Familaro Enright, discusses whether parents, teachers, and administrators still have control over education.
“It is a sign of crudity and indigestion to throw up what we have eaten in the same condition it was swallowed down; and the stomach has not performed its office, if it has not altered the figure and shape of what was committed to it for concoction…Let the tutor make his pupil thoroughly sift […]
Students in School of Entrepreneurial Engagement Program to Benefit from Enriching Intellectual and Cultural Program at The Great Connections Seminar Chicago, IL: Marsha Familaro Enright, President of The Reason, Individualism, Freedom Institute (RIFI) and James A. Kandrac, President and Founder of United Computer Group of Independence, Ohio, are pleased to announce that Kaitlyn Means, a […]
What is the consequence of the push for “standards” in education? Hear RIFI president, Marsha Familaro Enright talk about the issues for Resounding Books here.
Students must be inspired for really effective, optimal learning. Read why in this article, “Inspiration Comes First, Then Teaching” by RIFI President Marsha Familaro Enright, published at The Savvy Street.
Now you can return to college… and experience the ideas, books, thinkers, and intellectual stimulation you missed out on the first time around. Join us in Chicago this Fall for… “The Great Connections” Weekend Seminar for Adults Thursday evening, October 1 to Sunday morning, October 4, 2015 I don’t know about you, but when I went to college, […]
What is the purpose of education? Is “school choice” the same as a free market in education? Could education be provided entirely by the free market, with no public schools? Do we have a stratified education system? These are some of the issues address in Kirsten Lombard’s interview of RIFI president, Marsha Familaro Enright, each […]
Here’s another 5-minute clip from Kirsten Lombard, editor of Resounding Books, in which she and I talk about whether all children could be educated if there were no public schools, and how that might happen. Note: In my last email, I made a mistake in the title of Resounding Book’s volume. It’s Common Ground On […]
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