04 Nov '11, 7pm

Dot Earth Blog: A Student's Call for a Learning Revolution: A student's view of what's needed in the classroom o...

The 21st century global economy demands students to think critically and creatively, collaborate well, communicate their ideas, and take risks. America was founded on the principle of taking risks — dauntless, courageous inventions and ideas, not Wall Street poker games. Sadly, in schools, children have been indoctrinated into believing they aren’t supposed to take a plunge into the uncertain. A typical classroom looks like a few rows of desks lined up. It’s appeared like that for the past century, while the world has been transformed in every facet imaginable. School is boiled down to a process of memorization, regurgitation, and forgetting that information. Enter project-based learning. It’s designed to put students in the driver seat. No longer is the teacher the only hub of information. No longer do kids work in silos, isolated from their peers and the community around...

Full article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/04/a-students-c...

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