#FutureSchools depend on getting better with #PresentSchools. Learning from boulders, pebbles and breakfast cereals

Two seemingly unrelated articles caught my attention this week. A great piece by Stephen Heppell on the “School of the future” “In preparing our children for that uncertain future, we inevitably need schools unlike the ones that prepared their parents”. (Article here) And the demise of another “boulder”: Kellogg posts $379m loss as consumers cut backContinue reading “#FutureSchools depend on getting better with #PresentSchools. Learning from boulders, pebbles and breakfast cereals”

Overcrowded schools an opportunity to disrupt not maintain the status quo. The current model is broken.

Students in Sydney’s North Shore government schools are overcrowded. The solution seems to be a simple mathematical equation. If we need to accommodate 360 more students , we need to form 12 classes and then find 12 classrooms in which to house them: 360 ÷ 30 = 12. Simple. Presumably, it also means that every studentContinue reading “Overcrowded schools an opportunity to disrupt not maintain the status quo. The current model is broken.”