Inside the School Silicon Valley Thinks Will Save Education

What do you think of this new school system? It features personalized education, eliminating the “tyranny of majority” in which schools teach to the middle. Every student has a personalized lesson plan according to their interests and needs. Projects, rather than standardized tests, are used to determine the child’s progress, learning style, and weaknesses. “Assessment can be much less invasive and much more accurate.” Even the teachers love it. “It’s a level of support most teachers will never experience in their careers.” What are your thoughts?

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http://www.wired.com/2015/05/altschool/

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