The Learning Renaissance

Why Our 19th Century Education System Belongs in the Museum | Digital Learning Now

An articulate argument for wholesale educational reform which addresses systemic failures, by ExcelinEd CEO Patricia Levesque.

Grade levels must become less rigid. A middle school math whiz may well move through geometry and Algebra 2 by the end of eight grade, but still work at grade level in language arts. Such are the strengths and weaknesses of individual kids. And up until now, we haven’t had the ability to design an education system with the flexibility to adjust to those differences.

Source: ExcelinEd

Source: ExcelinEd

Read the full article here: Why Our 19th Century Education System Belongs in the Museum | Digital Learning Now

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