Breaking the Mold: School Fosters Design and Discovery

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Modern learning is more about discovery. It’s not so much waiting as doing, says Will Richardson. Learners should be empowered to continue learning and to use their interests to fuel projects that they care about.

Cecilia Rosas‘s insight:

There’s not much we need teachers for, when it comes to children learning something, if most test questions could be answered with a quick Google search. Why are they worth teaching then?

Modern learning is more about discovery. It’s not so much waiting as doing. Learners should be empowered to continue learning and to use their interests and passion to fuel projects that they care about. Teachers need to begin to move away from content delivery and towards a model that is supportive of individual learners.

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