Oct 30, 2017
School (as it exists today) was invented at the advent of the industrial revolution (1893). Corporations at the time loved the idea that through influencing the school system standards, they could insure that each potential employee was being prepared in the very same way.
Our system completely lacks individuality. There is minimal choice in course work, and the expectations are pretty much the same upon each student.
If you were visit a new school or inquiry for a child you’d hear things like:
Since these are the targeted metrics, the curriculum, and scheduling will follow. Everything will be test, grade, and outcome driven.
Who is stepping back and asking, “student, what are your dreams, hopes, and goals?”
So here we are - student, what are your dreams, hopes, and goals, let’s step back and answer some of these questions. THEN we will see how all the rest of these things fit into your life.