DRAFT - Statewide 21st century learning system
Your assignment, should you choose to accept it, is to outline what it takes to get your state or province from 'here' to 'there.' In other words, what would it take to get from our current system of schooling to a robust, province- or statewide system of 21st century learning? Here's my first attempt at this task (click on the images for larger versions)...
What needs to be done
The first step is to figure out what needs to happen...
Some supports need to be in place to facilitate effective implementation...
There's also a marketing piece to this. Who needs to be informed about what needs to be done in order to facilitate a broad base of support and buy-in?
I'm working on this part...
YOUR INPUT IS DESIRED
I could use some help on this not-so-theoretical assignment. This is a draft. I need a final version by November 5.
Angela Maiers and Mike Sansone have been of great assistance with this first draft (any mistakes or logic flaws are mine alone!). I hope you will be willing to lend your thoughts as well. Thanks in advance!
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