Most Likely to Succeed Screening

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Join us as we host a free screening of Most Likely to Succeed on March 19 @ 5:30.

Registration on Eventbrite is required for entry.

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Schedule
5:30 – Doors Open
6:00 – Brief Introduction
Movie will start shortly after

Synopsis

The feature-length documentary Most Likely to Succeed examines the history of education in the United States, revealing the growing
shortcomings of conventional education methods in today’s innovative world. The film explores compelling new approaches that aim to revolutionize teaching as we know it. After seeing this film, the way you think about “school” will never be the same.
Over a century ago, American education underwent a dramatic transformation as the iconic one-room schoolhouse evolved into an effective system that produced an unmatched workforce tailored for the 20th Century. As the world economy shifts and traditional white-collar jobs begin to disappear, that same system remains intact, producing potentially chronic levels of unemployment among graduates in the 21st Century. The film follows students into the classrooms of High Tech High, an innovative new school in San Diego. There, over the course of a school year, two groups of ninth graders take on ambitious, project-based challenges that promote critical skills rather than rote memorization.
Most Likely to Succeed points to a transformation in learning that may hold the key to success for millions of our youth – and our
nation – as we grapple with the ramifications of rapid advances in technology, automation and growing levels of income inequality.
Thanks to our Sponsor City of Tukwila.
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