In traditional schools (when we’re not in a pandemic), students typically attend a regular school day according to age, grade-level, test score outcomes, and unique learning needs. Academically, a typical pattern of learning content, memorizing it, and taking standardized tests, for the most part, is still the way we run schools today.
Following this traditional way of teaching is no fault of educators. Many factors impact a child’s education, from state and federal requirements to school boards and funding. Educators, unfortunately, do not have a significant voice at this table.
We also have four generations of educators in the classroom today – those who grew up without a computer, and those who held the world in their pocket. The differences in each generation are so great, it can be difficult to get everyone on board with massive changes. Taking small steps in changing curriculum outcomes is always a good start.
Read the full article on Forbes, here.
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