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It would be hard to imagine an institutional structure less suited for the future

It would be hard to imagine an institutional structure less suited for the future

Richard Elmore said: While learning has largely escaped the boundaries of institutionalized schooling, educational reformers have for the past thirty years or so deliberately and systematically engaged in public policy choices that make schools less and less capable of responding to the movement of learning into society at large. Standards and expectations have become more...

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Learners or memorizers

Richard Elmore said: The real argument is whether we want to develop a generation of people who have mastery of their own abilities to learn, or whether we want to perpetuate our obsession with training people to reproduce from memory what the current generation of adults thinks they should know via http://www.wired.com/2015/10/in-this-classroom-knowledge-is-overrated