If your school is to be one of the best schools in the world, what are the key drivers for learning?
What are the key design principles that support the vision for teaching and learning?
key learning driver 1: creative age Like Web 2.0, School 2.0 means a shift from students as passive consumers of content to active creators and collaborators. Above: Harbor City International School, Duluth, Minnesota Right: 16-year-old Gavin Ovsak creator of CHAD (circuit head accessibility device)
industrial & information age network Traditional “(cells & bells classroom plan) bus network star network
web 2.0 / creative age left: fully connected network below: harbor city plan right: cristo rey high school
key learning driver #2: personalization in a global economy “ the leveling pressures of globalization have at the same time provided people with the technological resources to decide for themselves who they are and how they choose to be known.” Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, 2010
key learning driver #3: old + new basics old basics: literacy and numeracy the new basics: Independent learning, creative collaboration, and mastery of emerging technologies Scotch Oakburn College, Launceston, Australia + Harbor City International, Duluth, Minnesota
key idea #4: sustainability in a global network above left: design pattern # 24: connected to the community above: global learning center cafe broadmeadows, australia Fluidly interdependent networks are a key to global sustainability. Students that have an agile range from independent learning to global citizens can navigate and nurture a complex global ecosystem.
key idea #5: building for the future with patterns we can leverage universal design patterns to jump-start the design process left: design patterns workshop saskatchewan, canada
part 2: key design patterns from 1:25 to 4:100 small learning community design pattern #1g
reflective “cave” space for independent learners Right: galilee catholic learning community, south australia design pattern # 17
life-long, holistic fitness Design Pattern # 7 right: yuyu-no-mori nursery School yokohama city, japan
active spaces with daylight Collegio Altamira Chile
active, real-world project space x above: science, life skills design pattern #5 right: lake country school, minneapolis
varied furnishings, davinci studios Yuyu-no-mori Nursery School Yokohama City, Japan Scotch Oakburn College, Launceston, Australia
case study # 3: sinarmas world school early childhood elementary middle school community high school community design arts & technology global media center performing arts fitness center from departmentalized, linear organizations to holistic learning communities
sustainable, with strong indoor-outdoor connections x