Making the Case for Connecting School to Real Life


By Allison Zmuda

Will Richardson advocates that students can do authentic, meaningful work as early as Kindergarten if they are given the opportunity. This blog post is an excerpt of his new TED book entitled, Why School: How education must change when learning and information are everywhere. This dovetails with our call to action to design tasks for audiences well beyond the scope of the classroom both to measure and motivate student learning.

Click here to read Richardson’s blog.

Click here to see a TED Talk with Will Richardson – TED Talk about Schooling in a World of Abundance

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