‘What School Could Be’ Excerpt on Ideas.Ted.com!
The public education system in the US has been the same for over a century, with teachers talking at students and giving them tests. But at Iowa BIG, teens address their community’s most pressing needs — and the results are benefiting them and their town.
A great look from #WhatSchoolCouldBe about the remarkable IowaBIG initiative. I didn’t write the headline, though, and would very much prefer, “Give them opportunities to make their world better.”
Check out the excerpt here: IDEAS.TED.COM – “How can schools best prepare students for the future? Give them real work to do”