TED Talk Tuesday – May 14, 2013

Since 1963 PJHM Architects has been providing architectural services for school districts throughout California. It is important for us to stay on the cutting edge of technology and educational delivery methods. This talk by Geoffrey Canada is a call to arms to move education forward.

From TED: Filmed, May 2013 (17:08)
Geoffrey Canada: Our failing schools. Enough is enough!

Why, why, why does our education system look so similar to the way it did 50 years ago? Millions of students were failing then, as they are now — and it’s because we’re clinging to a business model that clearly doesn’t work. Education advocate Geoffrey Canada dares the system to look at the data, think about the customers and make systematic shifts in order to help greater numbers of kids excel.
Geoffrey Canada has spent decades as head of the Harlem Children’s Zone, which supports kids from birth through college in order to break the cycle of poverty.

http://www.hcz.org

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