This is precisely how a STEM school should work.
This video make three points about what motivates people. Education has eliminated all three.
3 factors lead to better performance.
Well, you can throw number one out the window the days of a teacher having autonomy in the classroom are ancient history.
There is limited time for mastery, we must just cover what is being tested to a the minimal level.
Most teachers see a declining “purpose” each day. They are beat up, kicked, and then put in a closet to be quiet. Many are reaching their breaking point.