World Class Learners Blog 4

There are so many different opinions about what is the right way to educate students in our day and time. When you look at the pros and cons of our current system in the US, the cons far outweigh the pros. Many of the pros of the Common Core Standards are just barely positive. Regardless of which reformer one agrees or disagrees with, one thing that can easily be seen is that our education system definitely needs to be changed because students are not being prepared for the future.

References

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Summerhill. (n.d.). A. S. Neill’s summerhill school. Retrieved from http://www.summerhillschool.co.uk/ 

TED 2010. (2010, February). Ken robinson: Bring on the learning revolution. Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/talks/sir_ken_robinson_bring_on_the_revolution

 TEDxNYED. (2010, March). Dan meyer: Math class needs a makeover. Retrieved from https://www.ted.com/talks/dan_meyer_math_curriculum_makeover?language=en#t-137493

Tedx Talks. (2015, March 30). Every child is a Rudolph: Yong Zhao. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKWr_OCdVEs

Tedx Talks. (2015, August 15). Prepare our kids for life, not standardized tests: Ted dintersmith. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rvhb9aoyeZs

 Zhao, Y. (2012). World class learners: Education creative and entrepreneurial students. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.