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TEDxPhilly - High School Stinks Presentation Transcript

  • 1. High School Stinks
  • 2. Do What You’re Told Over and over and over again... http://www.flickr.com/photos/dystopos/195707530/
  • 3. Stuff You Might Never Need ... or care about. http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/gateway/PTARGS_0_123031_862743_0_0_18/PSSA_Item_Sampler_Math_Grade_11_2009.pdf
  • 4. “Why Do I Need to Know This?”
  • 5. You It will b ’re e on th goi e test... ng to n eed it s om a jo b... ed get ay.. you . ’ll help It It loo k s goo d on a colleg e resu me... ired c lass... It’s a requ (because someone told me I had to learn it / teach it.) http://www.flickr.com/photos/benrussell/1477899923/
  • 6. It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way.
  • 7. School Can Teach Us How To Learn.
  • 8. School Can Help Us Learn to Live.
  • 9. Citizens v. Workers.
  • 10. And This Matters (to everyone.)
  • 11. School was designed for this: But it can be fixed. http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/2178404705/
  • 12. Ask Questions. (That we didn’t know the answers to.) http://www.flickr.com/photos/capohanka/3410105704/
  • 13. Seek Out Answers. (Complexity is good.)
  • 14. Build Real Stuff. (High School Should Matter.)
  • 15. Share.
  • 16. Change the World.