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Simon Hauger Talks of His Hands-On School Model

By: Rebecca Byers - Published: • References: linkedin and youtu.be
Simon Hauger is a Philadelphia-based former engineer turned inner-city high school math and science teacher with an impressive new school model that focuses on teaching engineering through hands-on construction. Simon Hauger is the co-founder of The Workshop School, where the school days are organized around projects instead of periods and sees the students build things rather than sit in lecture.

Simon Hauger views the urban education system as a broken "hot mess," witnessing many students not engaged in learning, which subsequently results in low graduation rates. The fascinating program is for high school seniors, and fosters the development of real-world problem-solving skills. Simon Hauger discusses his innovative workshop-based school in this eye-opening keynote address that sheds light on exciting future education system ideas.