The 74: Artificial Intelligence Will Not Transform K-12 without changes to ‘the Grammar of School'!

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What will make this time different is if systems leaders and policymakers recognize that the benefits of new technologies in K-12 education are inherently constrained by age-based cohorts, standardized curriculum and all the other hallmarks of what David Tyack and Larry Cuban famously called “the grammar of school.”

That basic paradigm of schooling was designed over a century ago around a different core purpose: to educate some while winnowing out others. It’s akin to a timed, academic obstacle course where learning is structured based on a student’s age. Once a student falls behind, it can be hard to catch back up.

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