LEGO School Opening in Denmark
Posted on Monday, April 22nd, 2013 at 5:56pm by Micah, BZPower Reporter
"In the UK you're taught how to pass exams. In Scandinavia you're taught how to think." This seems to be the general idea behind the new LEGO school opening this August in Billund, Denmark. Centered around "inquiry-based learning," the school will teach kids how to think critically and to inspire them to seek out new questions to answer. Ages three to seven are encouraged to enroll, with sixteen-year-olds allowed to join in 2015 or so. This isn't the first time the Kirk Christiansen family has sought to improve their community, and the idea of allowing a child to learn from natural experience is intriguing. You can read more about it here.
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