What if we stopped underestimating what children could do in school?
- We might have better classroom furniture as the norm.
- We might have better bus stops in our cities.
- We might have better patent-approved medical devices.
- We might have better… everything. Now and in our future.
And more students might be engaged at deeper levels.
And more students might see greater purpose in their learning.
And more students might develop the problem-solving muscles that we need more of in our world.
For those schools that have stopped underestimating what children can do in school, all of the above – and even more – is already happening.
Here are two examples…
From KQED’s MindShift – “Video: ‘The Future Will Not be Multiple Choice,'” February 4, 2013 | 9:59 AM | By Katrina Schwartz
1st Grade DEEP Design Thinking Bus Stop Challenge @MVPSchool
And…there are countless more examples.