we have to think differently about the role of our schools, the hours they are open, and how we welcome our parents, community members and organizations into the school. If we build it they will come is a great assumption for a community school .. unless you lock it or charge fees for using it..which is what we do now.
Peter Senge details the difference between natural learning and the assembly-line training done at schools.
Senge advocates for reforms which would make student learning more self directed and collaborative.
Peter Senge talks about how schools built on an industrial model need to evolve to promote systems thinking, innovation and collaboration skills needed to solve our social and environmental problems.