... is committed to a pedagogy based in Critical Exploration. She studied with Eleanor Duckworth at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where her inclination toward helping students discover the rewards and pleasures of collaborative inquiry was clarified and confirmed. Nita has spent the last 20 years putting her theories to work in the Harkness classrooms of Phillips Exeter Academy and Deerfield Academy. She travels now as a consultant to teachers who are interested in developing a pedagogy that nurtures in each student an inquisitive, collaborative, responsible approach to his or her own learning.
• Consultant: Critical Exploration (Harkness pedagogy)