We tend to assume the school system as it is and proceed to try to fix it.
I went through it, half public, half private. I survived, and I’m pretty curious. Surely this is the only way to organize education.
But it isn’t. Once you start to look at the system we’ve built and the assumptions it contains, it’s a bit of a mind-blower how off it might be. The particular angle I take on it in this video is about scarcity and abundance.
I’m not surprised kids cause trouble in school and grades aren’t rising. The system is broken.
For a video from a teacher who is working wonders inside the system, watch this.
And for a lot more context and background, browse my Brain around this topic: