In the ideal future school day, learning will happen wherever the student happens to be. And with the benefit of a device that carries each student's learning plan, that place might not necessarily be school, says Michael Hatcher assistant principal of West Oakland Middle School in Oakland, Calif.
Hatcher spoke to me at the Big Ideas Fest in December, while his co-horts in education collaborated on a design thinking project.
"We can make education a natural right," Hatcher says. "You were born, you get an education. You don't have to come to us, it can come to you."
He also addresses the need for qualitative rather than quantitative assessments .