Are new school models needed to implement 21st-century learning?

09/14/2013 | KQED.org

Traditional school structures -- with their rules for strict classroom behavior and teachers who lecture -- are unable to provide the proper environment for the type of inquiry-based learning that allows students to develop deeper knowledge and creativity, consultant and author Thom Markham writes in this blog post. He offers four questions educators should consider to remake schools, such as whether projects value teaching students skills rather than information.

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