Category: School Design

Compliance within our Current Educational Reality

What does it take to be successful working on an assembly line? Compliance Up to this point, we have spent some time exploring the history of schooling in America and the impact of the factory model/system. The influence of the industrial revolution on the early high school model is quite clear. Let’s further unpack the [...]

Compliance within our Current Educational Reality

Our Current Educational Model: How Did We Get Here?

I believe it was the late great Yogi Berra, the New York Yankees Hall of Famer, who is credited with saying “If you don't know where you're going, you'll end up someplace else.” As you think about our current educational system, particularly at the high school level, you have to ask yourself how we ended up [...]

Our Current Educational Model: How Did We Get Here?

An Educational Revolution vs. Going Back to Normal

Could it be time for an educational revolution? As we look to the 2021-2022 school year, there is a lot of talk of “going back to normal.” I understand the desire to not wear masks, to forget worrying about the health of your loved ones, and to never use the word quarantine again. But as we [...]

An Educational Revolution vs. Going Back to Normal

E-Learning and School Design: What Happened in 2020?

I am not sure I need to define the historical global pandemic that happened in 2020 and how it impacted e-learning, as it is still fresh in our memories. But, just in case you were living in a remote village with no internet or human contact for the last year, I will update you. (Although [...]

E-Learning and School Design: What Happened in 2020?

School Redesign Series: Meet the Writer

By Nathan Gorsch | June 4, 2021, 4:25 PM PT My School Redesign Story The truth is: I am not big on self-promotion. That doesn’t mean that I am humble, it just means that I am not big on talking about what I am doing. Instead, I would rather be doing it. I have had [...]

School Redesign Series: Meet the Writer