What if Schools Were More Like Facebook? A Graphic Essay


Reposted from Life of an Educator by Dr. Justin Tarte:

“Recently I had the opportunity to get a tour of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. The couple hours I spent there were quite the experience and I couldn’t help but think about how culture really affects and impacts overall organization success.

Obviously Facebook is a little different than the traditional school or school district, but I’m sure there is something education can learn from their culture. I think you’d be hard pressed to find someone who wouldn’t want to work in this type of environment. The level of creativity, innovation, flexibility and professionalism are pretty amazing at Facebook HQ, so what can we educators learn from this?

How would visiting a place like this inspire and motivate students to want more from their educational experience?”

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