Nearly a century of change has left schools playing catch-up, and it will take a whole-system approach to meet society’s evolving needs.
Becoming a Learning Community
Beth Buchler and Margaret Johnson
Life long learning has taken on greater meaning as public schools are involving more community members in their activities and adventures. Schools are opening their doors for longer hours and welcoming segments of the population who typically did not venture into our school buildings. This communication is creating new dynamics in education.
Forrester’s article focuses on the dynamic, computer-modeling approaches that are being used in K-12 schools across America. He focuses his article on a project oriented approach known as learner-centered learning for K-12. When this technique is applied with system dynamics it becomes a very powerful tool that substantially corrects learning issues in the K-12 system.
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