The best moments of life are usually unplanned for, indeed unplannable. The most one can do in designing a house to further intimacy and family living is to allow enough space to have one occupation take place beside another, so that people will meet spontaneously even when they are not drawn together by a common job. What is wrong with too sedulous a division of labor is simply the fact that it divides people."
Mumford PEDIATRICS Vol. 55 No. 2 February 1975, pp. 265Why do I post this? I am interested in how we can design for deep learning outcomes in educational contexts. Mumford reminds me to avoid "too sedulous a division of labour" when I am using SOLO Taxonomy and constructive alignment to meet expectations in Alton Lee's 2003 Best Evidence Synthesis - #7.
Curriculum goals, resources including ICT usage, task design, teaching and school practices are effectively aligned.
Whole school alignment enables a common language, teacher collaboration and reflection and other synergies around improving teaching.