Conversation Starter: Is Education Too Slow?
Posted by Bert Maes on July 7, 2009
The new economy forces schools to change. The agrarian school responded to the agricultural economy, the current [school] (…) to the industrial revolution. I do not believe we have arrived at a school or education system that responds to our current and evolving economy.
This is a quote from 2001!
Addition July 23, 2009:
John Kao: Too many classrooms are influenced by what he calls “agrarian and industrial society” that include the traditional rows of desks with teachers dictating from the front. He calls for learning environments that resemble a studio where people of different ages and skill sets come together to solve complex problems.
What did change in our education the last 8 years?