Tony Wagner writes about skills not practiced in traditional schools (that focus on delivering content). Dennis Littky, Enrique Gonzalez, Elliot Washor and Charles Mojkowski advocate "school redesign" to allow students to follow individual interests. This blog collects the procedures to personalize mastery of "soft skills." Send comments to VisualAndActive@gmail.com. No academic credit is offered for these activities. Procedures like "Thought for the Day" came from JohnCorlette.com.
Sunday, August 4, 2013
SKILL: School redesign. What can we learn from Albany High School in New Zealand? Posters and "the Project Day"
What can we learn from other schools? (1) Posters (2) Project Day Albany High School puts posters on the walls of its staff room