Community Hero Playbook: Education
WHERE WE ARE
America spends the second most money of any industrialized country per pupil on our schooling, and yet we come in near the bottom in math (25th) and science (21st) compared to other industrialized countries. Any culture absent a foundation in learning risks social suffering as a result of a failure to adapt. The learning process itself strikes fear, rather than excitement.
WHERE Community Hero’s Are Leading Us?
Innovators, like Derek Sivers, in the education field have discovered how to enable people to learn 50% more in 75% less time.
Testing is best used to survey for people’s weakness rather than evaluate their strength. People learn the most when they are given a partially completed project with a clear mission and they are asked to solve it as a group.
Community Hero PLAYS you can start now
The first steps to start a pilot program to create Community Hero-style education in your school are remarkably simple: