Thursday, May 12, 2011

We need to think differently about the delivery of public education

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.
                                                                                                        Albert Einstein

So, how do we do that when we are surrounded by chaos:  drastic budget cuts; political instability at the state; parents who demand (rightly) that we serve their children; community members who are unwilling to pony up more dollars.  

In the face of these pressures it is understandable that you might want to double down and do what you are doing, only harder, faster, better.  But, as Einstein posits, this will not solve the problem.

There are places where we are starting to see how a 21st century education can be delivered.  Read here to get a glimpse:

What is 21st Century Education?