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Chapter 7: Understand Schools in Context
Understand Schools in Context
We are living in exponential times.
Our students have changed radically. Today's students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach.
It's hard to expect any significant change in the outcome if there is no significant change in the process and sadly, education often seems to favor institutional familiarity and self-preservation over change, especially of the bleeding edge variety.
To get what we've never had, we must do what we've never done.
A few months ago, I was working with a very bright twenty-five-year-old program manager for one of the seminars I was presenting. At one point in our conversation, she mentioned that for all of the research ...