Youth-Driven Learning Party

Denver - Submitted by sbberk on Feb 29 2016

Youth elect teachers to teach them (and have voice in hiring decisions), serve on a city-wide youth school board, nominate businesses and community organizations they want to join them, and design year-round civic projects that provide real world learning opportunities. School-based learning becomes 24/7 located everywhere in the city instead of school-based projects restricted to hour long classes.

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Support( 0 )
How would you expand or adapt this future in 2025?
No one has built here yet, be the first!
Stakeholders( 2 )
Who would you need to bring together to make this future happen?
Emily Geling
Oct 20 2016
1:10 AM
the students of the city. get them onboard and discussing things they want to see happen, things they can change talking about people who can HELP them get there without doing all the work themselves and taking away the learning.
Jan 20 2017
8:32 PM
You might have to consult with the government or the school district.
Logistics( 1 )
What resources would you need to mobilize to make this future real?
Jan 20 2017
8:36 PM
Earlier I forgot to add you also need to have students attend and support the schools. But anyway, you need to have the schools built, have the school supplies and have all the plans for teachers ready.
Roadblocks( 2 )
What could get in the way of this future?
Emily Geling
Oct 20 2016
1:12 AM
stubborn school boards that want to stick to books and protect children from a world they are going to enter into some day anyway. Let them in and let them change it.
Jan 20 2017
8:33 PM
The government, the school board, the school district will possibly get in the way.