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School - A Simple Concept?
Transcript of School - A Simple Concept?
said school was supposed to create and sustain human capital. He was right!
When a son or daughter heads off to school they go with certain expectations. Parents have expectations too. They expect it will be what they think school is supposed to be.
Kids think school is the same as they have seen on t.v. They think is will be the same as the pictures they have seen of their parent's school.
Parents expect that their child will experience school just like they did. There may be a computer in the room but there will also be books and tests and studying to do.
What is school supposed to be like?
Exactly what is school supposed to do?
so... off they go
This is how human capital was created and sustained when the edcuation system was designed.
This is the design for education that allowed us to fully realize the success of the industrial revolution. Look familiar?
How does a graduate in the 21st century create and sustain their human capital?
What skills should they have?
A classroom of the future
A Modern Classroom
What school will look like depends on many different things.
What do our political leaders think
the school system should look like?
Local School Board
Does the school board have a vision for education?
Is it progressive?
Is the Community active in the school? Do community members make their voices heard?
Does the teacher strive for best practice? Is the teacher well trained and supported?
And what about the student? What do they want? What do they bring? What do they deserve?
What if the system falls short?
Where do we go then...
A simple concept
What will it be like?
Is anyone thinking outside the box?