From The Synapse: Abandon the Lecture Room

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How soon, unaccountable, I became tired and sick;
Till rising and gliding out, I wander’d off by myself,
… Walt Whitman 1865

Despite our current deep knowledge of how people learn, efforts to change up pedagogy have met with little success. Mostly, we continue to teach as we have taught for years

Each learning space represents a unique challenge and there is no one right design answer that can be applied universally.

Why would we ever expect either teaching or learning to change as long as children continue to enter classrooms where desks line up in rows, chairs stand at attention and a projector takes aim at the target of a stark white board?

redesign the classroom