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Alphabet Trailer
Auch wenn der Drill heute vielleicht fehlen mag, speist sich unser aktuelles Bildungssystem noch immer stark aus der Ideenwelt der Industriellen Revolution. Die Aufgabe des Bildungssystems heute wie damals besteht nur darin, Menschen hervorzubringen, die in der arbeitsteiligen Produktionsgesellschaft gut funktionieren, und eben keine Menschen, die einerseits kreativ und andererseits lösungsorientiert arbeiten können.

Bully Trailer
The Bully Project follows five kids and families over the course of a school year. Stories include two families who have lost children to suicide and a mother awaiting the fate of her 14-year-old daughter who has been incarcerated after bringing a gun on her school bus.

“Race to Nowhere” Ignites Change
Research studying the correlation between homework and academic achievement consistently reveals a surprising fact: Most homework doesn’t increase learning, raise test scores, or prepare students for academic success.
On the contrary, homework often emphasizes performance at the cost of sleep, friendship, family time, play, physical activity, and health. And it contributes to an epidemic of sedentary and anxious young Americans ill-prepared for the 21st century.

The Finland Phenomenon: Inside the World’s Most Surprising School System
Finland’s education system has consistently ranked among the best in the world for more than a decade. The puzzle is, why Finland? Documentary filmmaker, Bob Compton, along with Harvard researcher, Dr. Tony Wagner, decided to find out. From within classrooms and through interviews with students, teachers, parents, administrators and government officials, Dr. Wagner reveals the surprising factors accounting for Finland’s rank as the #1 education system in the world.

Race to Nowhere (Trailer)
Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried that students aren’t developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what’s best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.