…ost successful authors in history, got dozens and dozens of Fs before he got his first real life A. School trains us to have the mindset that a given amount of effort will always bring a measurable, predictable, and successful result. The real world doesn’t work like that.
Assuming the teacher shifts into the role of a guide or moderator who gives questions without predetermined answers, the resulting discourse will not be easily contained within the borders of content-based subjects. When that happens, the whole notion of standardized curriculums centered around pre-approved answers will become pointless. As for flexible scheduling, we only need to fully use our existing communication technologies which allow for a global education system that enables delocalized learning at any time.