Anatoly Shperh: it seems to me that the school turns into instant drink

Lately it seems to me that the school is transformed into a soluble drink. As coffee. A hundred years ago coffee was like a Chinese ceremony — Turk, the aroma of freshly roasted beans, terrace Breakfast café with fresh newspaper. Not so today. Plastic Cup, purchased on the fly from the car window.


There is, of course, school, and basic school buildings have not gone away. But its place in a child's life is rapidly declining.

You want your child passed the exam? Surely you expect not only in school, and looking for a tutor "on the side".

A child interested in sports? You lead him in the sports section, and this section is, most likely, not in school. "Dramatic circle, the circle on the picture," all of this — not in school. The school is scattered in clusters, scattered in different places. And traditional school — only one of them.

The school dissolved in ordinary life, the cloud surrounds the child and leads him, supporting and guiding. It is everywhere and nowhere. The walls of the classroom long ago crumbled, even if we still sometimes sit in the classroom listening to the teacher. School is not the place on which hangs a sign "GBOU SOSH". School (at the time) is getting any space, which is here and now used for training. In this sense, built specifically for training school building can not be a main educational space.

What kind of place can become the main? The answer is paradoxical — any where there is a possibility of a constructive activity for the student. Not passive consumption of information, namely the active constructive work, when he not only uses resources but also actively participates in their development. And actively sharing results with peers. The latter is very important, since it allows not only to assess their level of mastery relative to others, but to be in the role of an expert assessing the work of others. Trying on alternately as a pupil, master and expert, the child passes all stages of learning.

Such activities may carry and spontaneous — this definition fits the yard and passion, "who will make a slingshot that shoots furthest," but the true power of this activity gets only where it is planned specifically. Initially, this learning environment was the school. However, competent pedagogical designer can turn into the educational environment almost any place. Main thing is to ensure the transfer of experience in content learning situations and to strengthen the students in it. This is a space for learning outside of the classroom. As already mentioned, such a space can be anything. And especially the virtual space that you can build up "blocks" of learning situations is much easier than a real space.


Better than chalk and Board nothing?


Education community is traditionally wary of the space network. "Better than chalk and Board nothing." This point is well taken. The school boards are really serious advantages. First of all, the Board is "friendly tool".

"On the Board the teacher writes on the Board and write students. They can correct the texts, diagrams and drawings to each other. All participants can build on already drawn, recorded content and add new content. The Board in this case is a good example of the shared resource, an example of space that is used for the collective activities of a group of people. This is its best contrast of the presentation, which serves as the Board for individual use".

E. D. Patarakin

"Joint construction of knowledge and

mutual adaptation of the co-authors within the hypertext WikiWiki"


The network is traditionally considered as a passive phenomenon: either as a medium of information transmission and transport channel of delivery of knowledge (the traditional Web), or as a means to monitor each other's activities (social networks).

From the point of view of modeling learning situations both quite interesting. Monitor how your friends are "posting cats" and "post selfies" does not fit into the concept of experience, which can be rethought as a case study. The channel of delivery of knowledge has become a supplier of ready-made essays. Traditional paradigm of education, faced with the new tool, instantly capitulated, limiting "downloading finished presentations for classes." Social networks in General have been thrown out of the possible learning situations.


The Achilles heel of modern education


Removing from your Arsenal of pedagogical tools such as social networks, limiting the Internet a list of sites with libraries of presentations we put on the side of formation of a layer of culture that has on the younger generation influence almost more than the school, which, as we know, disappeared — including in these "Internets".

Teen lion's share of their time in social networks, listening to music and talking on specialized resources. But can he look for information? Whether to separate the wheat from the chaff? Understands how to form a picture of friends, so she brought him the seals, and important and useful information? If he knows how to deal with online bullying? Network Scam?


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