What Would Be a Radically Different Vision of School? | MindShift
““Modern learning is about the ability to self-organize your education, to create meaning for things that have value in the world and not answer to this institution,” Richardson said.”
“We’re a place that can get kids into college.” Now families clamor to get their students into the school, but they didn’t trust the idea at the outset.
“Modern learning is about the ability to self-organize your education, to create meaning for things that have value in the world and not answer to this institution,”
Learning with the Competition – President’s Blog
How Opening Up Classroom Doors Can Push Education Forward | MindShift
“But what if teachers embraced the idea of transparency as a form of activism, a way of shining light on what works in the classroom? “The minute we say, ‘Come look and talk to the students,’ we can show what we’re all about,” said Jose Vilson, an educator and panelist at EduCon in Philadelphia. “If we can do that with a sense of trust and expertise, with respect for ourselves and others, then we can have a pro something instead of an anti-something.””
The Best Teachers Don’t Do What They’re Told
Where the Fish Swims, Ideas Fly – NYTimes.com
Talk less, Do more. Be in community! All from a fish lamp.
HT @MeghanCureton. #OneOfMyFavoriteArticlesEver
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