I was going to comment on Steve Wheeler’s post, Reciprocity failure, but the comment came out so long I thought best to publish it on my own blog. As I said in my brief comment on Twitter, it’s not often that I disagree with Steve Wheeler (@timbuckteeth on Twitter). I do this time, at least […]
Matt Damon had some great things to say at the "Save our schools march".Matt Damon's headliner speech at the Save Our Schools March in DC, 7/30/2011. And watch the answer he gave in this short interview (at around 38 secs). Way to go Matt :-).What We Saw at the Save Our Schools Rally in Washington […]
Universal education through schooling is not feasible. It would be no more feasible if it were attempted by means of alternative institutions built on the style of present schools. Neither new attitudes of teachers toward their pupils nor the proliferation of educational hardware or software (in classroom or bedroom), nor finally the attempt to expand […]
Significant attainments become lost in the mass of the inconsequential Vannevar Bush wrote this in his famous 1945 essay, As we may think, where he talks about the Memex (or memory extender), the source in which much of the way we organize or conceptualize knowledge today is said to be inspired (hypertext, Internet, networked knowledge) […]
One of the great “Ted Talks”. Sir Ken Robinson talks about the way in whiich school can kill creativity and how that is, to a certain extent, to kill the future that matters. Do schools kill creativity?