What should a school be?

See on Scoop.it – Educational Discourse Educationists agree our school system is broken. Maybe it’s time they start asking “what is its basic purpose?” Kelly Christopherson‘s insight: What is the purpose of school? Why do we have school? What should we expect? This article asks some good questions about school.  See on www.salon.com

Why do we have timetables?

See on Scoop.it – Educational Discourse Merrylands East Public School (Sydney, Australia) has been quite fortunate this term to have Head Teacher Science @AliceLeung from Merrylands High School working in our school every Wednesday morni… Kelly Christopherson‘s insight: Why do schools have bells? Are timetables necessary if teachers are covering the required Outcomes/Standards? Who are these for?…