How to Break Free of Our 19th-Century Factory-Model Education System | Daddytude | Scoop.it

"More than 150 years ago, Massachusetts became the first state to provide all of its citizens access to a free public education. Over the next 66 years, every other state made the same guarantee. The result was a publicly-funded system where, in every American classroom, groups of about 28 students of roughly the same age are taught by one teacher, usually in an 800 square-foot room. This model has been the dominant archetype ever since."

So what needs to be done to change this model, to move from the 19th century to the 21st century? This article explores what may be "the future of the classroom?"


Via Beth Dichter