Smarter Than the Teacher

by Jay Deragon on 03/13/2014

smarterA 11 year old boy asked his teacher “If school is supposed to help us to enjoy learning, why do we split up our day into seven parts, pull us out of one subject and into another all day long with no connection between any two subjects? It just seems like we are supposed to memorize stuff so we can pass test”

The teacher asked “How should a school help you learn?”

The 11-year-old said “Turn teaching into a Minecraft game where we learn to work together building things that we all enjoy using tools and sharing information.

The student has become smarter than the teacher

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