英語で読む: Sweden’s newest school

From Edudemic.
Please go here to find the whole version of the text and to see the PHOTOS!

(…)The newest school system in Sweden look more like the hallways of Google or Pixar (…). There are collaboration zones, houses-within-houses, and a slew of other features that are designed to foster “curiosity and creativity.” That’s according to Vittra, which runs 30 schools in Sweden. (…)

Architect Rosan Bosch designed the school to encourage both independent and collaborative work such as group projects and PBL. Even the furniture is meant to get students learning. (…) The school has no letter grades, students learn in groups based on their level and not age.

(A)dmission to the school is free as long as one of the child’s parents pays taxes in Sweden (…).

Homework

After reading the text, think of the questions below and write an answer to ONE of them (5-10 sentences):
1. Would you like to attend such school? Would you send your child there?
2. What is your opinion: why do most schools have classrooms?
3. Look at the photos again. If you have to study something, which place shown in the photos would you choose?

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