Michael Strong

Author and Education Scholar


Michael Strong is a pioneer in education and independent learning.

He is the author of The Habit of Thought: From Socratic Seminars to Socratic Practice, and the founder of innovative Socratic, Montessori, and Paideia schools and programs in Alaska, Florida, California, Texas, and New Mexico. Moreno Valley High School, the charter school for which Strong was the founding principal, was ranked the 36th best public high school in the United States on the Washington Post's 2006 Challenge Index.

Michael Strong is cofounder and serves as chief executive officer and chief visionary officer of FLOW.

Featured Work

Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bradipo/1435739708/" target="_blank">Philip Brewer</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en" target="_blank">CC</a>).

OCT 24, 2008 Article

Beyond Microfinance: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Poverty Alleviation

Although microfinance has helped millions of individuals to survive, it doesn't create much real economic growth, says Michael Strong. But some organizations are moving beyond ...

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MAR 12, 2008 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Commentary: Waging Peace through Commerce

Prosperity has the potential to strengthen democracies and enhance security, but only in a global atmosphere of nonaggression.