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Better to write -- book on the problems without schools than someone who is currently a student in high school.
Joining us now is nickel boil he is -- also all of one size does not fit poll a student's assessment of school nick you're welcome the program thanks for having me a ticket to talk -- right -- on -- yes -- -- good very good.
Now you've written this book and you got it published well don't.
And there will be eight will be in September and it's how to fix schools can you give me thirty seconds on your ideas of how do you fix the schools.
Rate we need to really changed the model of the school system right now it's very industrial standardize for pushing many kids to do work that's not even.
In the real world today.
And we need to repeal -- -- behind.
Abolish race at top and reinvent the teaching profession -- and it's a rather large menu of which is but you don't want testing do you.
Now it's it's harmful it's inappropriate and many times what do you mean by an industrial school right now of American school system was really founded.
In the early twentieth century and we want to push out as many factory workers as possible and that's -- model.
Now nothing's changed since you still have kids sitting -- rose and yes and you still here.
I teacher collection from the classroom and nothing is changed in the enough time for and it's only American.
-- institution that.
Really looks the same I take your point and I understand -- coming from -- just what you -- tell me what -- a modern classroom looked like if you look organizing a classroom rate I think the classroom is it.
Number of things it's and it's incubator for different ideas that people would be the traditional classroom now what does it we need to make school really look like.
I don't know it's personalize -- meeting room it's tailored to any person -- -- is not Dustin gross first of all its sound.
People are working -- and groups.
It's very similar to start ups where they work together different ideas and that's really when the collaboration happens you think this is who it is there any school that you know all of.
Organized along the lines that you'll talking about yes the -- work school and San Francisco the private school.
-- does it look you think yes it that in many ways it does he walked in what sense does it OK so that the main premise of that school.
That there are subjects no math class -- this class.
They range entire curriculum -- a big problems and big ideas.
But they can all read going into those classes can what these are they learn on the way it's it's a process and for seven weeks that focus on different topics so for example -- look at the topic of cities.
-- look the sides of the politics and examine every single segment of its rather than being.
Really compartmentalized into a single.
I don't know I taught junior high in Chicago I had forty kids in my class try dealing with 4013.
Year old -- that model and I think it would lead to chaos.
-- it's it's.
Learning is -- We understand that if you you can't just tell kids decided it also be dangerous when you're dealing with 4013 year old and a class I mean that's why abdicating for smaller class sizes you know.
Are you talking also more about the Finland model on trade break rules and useful trades that people can -- continues in the real world well they're different models -- has -- model in the sense that it.
It's the really the forefront of where the world is an education right now.
I don't -- for everyone to going to vocational there should be different paths we shouldn't be just telling kids.
You should visit you should do this he should be that front of them options you seventeen you going to high school year and in college invest in high school right.
When you go to college are -- gonna major in education.
My colleague major politics politics via a you can would you consider yourself a leftist.
I'm pretty close -- -- -- -- Well -- have -- ladies and gentlemen seventeen years old leftist well you'll judge look if you have no if -- not a leftist by the aged 25 Google no ha I -- have.
-- that the 25 you've got no pay but that's the number of times -- kill go up we thank you very much for joining us thank you find work on getting a book out that good stuff that -- --
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