The Tudor Period. Pythagorus Theorem. Long division.
When was the last time you thanked your school for teaching you how many wives Henry VIII had?
Or for the mathematical mantra of sohcahtoa (sine, cosine, tangent)?
Here’s what will make a real difference, if done properly:
I am being biased to what I experienced at school in terms of curriculum, choice and awareness, but from my understanding, nothing has really changed (I did a quick Google search).
Expanding on the last point, creativity is more or less stifled at school because of:
There’s more I could speak on this (I sense a follow up blog), and I’d love your thoughts in the meantime on this.
The government school curriculum is likely not changing any time soon, but we can still do a lot for the younger generation to learn real life skills, keep creativity alive and build an applicable foundation of education.