This time in history may be the best chance to look at school in a whole new way.
Online school could provide kids choice in what they learn to do, and they can learn by doing, at last.
Educational visionary Roger Schank, Ph.D., and his Socratic Arts colleagues are offering a free online course to help K-12 teachers design effective online learning programs centered on learning by doing and skill development in areas of children's interests.
In this course, you will:
Think through what you want to teach, questioning what makes a good course.
Schools have outlined a curriculum, but maybe it's wrong.
Develop a high-level direction for your course with a focus on what students will learn to do.
The focus will be on doing, and what kids want to learn to do.
Plan your online course; one for kids who are interested in it.
It might not appeal to every child in your class, but you may reach kids around the world.
This course is not for everyone. We're seeking educators who:
Learn more about Roger Schank, Ph.D..