Education Plan Step 2
Structural Changes to Meet Parental Goals

Prelude: Consider Historical Education Advise

Education-Historical Advise

Confucius "It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you don't stop.

E. Forster "Spoon feeding ... teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon."

A. Kohn homework doesn't help young students.

A. Greenspan education reform will take years. See Year-round calendar.

Plato "Do not train a child to learn by force of harshness; but direct them to it by what amused their minds so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each."

T. Cowen treat best students special, others should be motivated.

P. Drucker emphasize what learners do well. See Special Intelligence

Current Economic Realities

J. Heckman The highest rate of return in early childhood development comes from investing as early as possible, from birth through age five ...

L. Thurow We get a small payoff from little bit more education.

F. Pryor and D. Schaffer poor graduates got low level jobs.

P. Krugman: Rising wage premium for higher education is over. 

C. Murray More investing in our best and brightest

W. Antoniotti academic education often not appropriate beyond basics.

Please Visit Educating the Class of 2038

Situational Changes to Meet Parental Goals

Source 1 and Source 2  source

 

Consider
Laboratories of democracy
approach
beginning with replacing State and FED Rules
with
Local Community Prioritizing Goals.
Consider
Classroom Technology Holds Students Back
 
"...there’s little evidence they help children—especially those who
 most need help.

 

Editor's Note:
Result: Top 25% learns lots more, remainder learned the same.
All enjoyed the class more than the early enjoyable classes.

 I believe all the money and time in the world will not change the fact that "intelligence, talent, and motivation are normally distribution."

See FED Rules and Money Did Not Increase Testing Results