The WhatIfs explored in this book cut across various dimensions of the traditional system. How do we structure time better to allow reflection, personalize learning, and pay personal attention? How do we structure groups so that they are porous or permeable and open to ideas, and interactions, emergent and collaborative, reflective of the abilities and... Continue Reading →
WhatIf the school day was not divided into fixed periods?
What flexibility do we need to provide our teachers and students so that learning effectiveness is improved? Is time an important factor? How can it be better leveraged? Can schedules be personalized per student or for smaller groups? Is Block Scheduling an option? Can children be guided on building their own personal and personalized learning... Continue Reading →
WhatIf school was not divided into classes and sections?
What impact does this grouping have on students and teachers? How do we determine grouping? Is it consciously designed and controlled by us? What does this grouping do to students and their parents? Are these group boundaries very hard? Are group boundaries porous? How do groups interact with each other? How do groups evolve over... Continue Reading →
WhatIf we did not train each teacher to have the same set of skills?
When we can have differentiated career and interest options for children, why can't there be enough types of career profiles and options created for teachers? What if teachers and professionals could take on additional roles like the school Chief Technology Officer or Data Scientist or Head of Game based Learning and Assessments? What if teachers... Continue Reading →