Tag Archives: education

curation

some people feel that there’s a brutality in the attempt to force chaos into some form of order; that the need to control is a primitive one based on fear. there is an appeal in the idea that we can … Continue reading

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remix culture: content and context

Some wonderful passages from my latest find A new culture of learning: an interview with John Seely Brown and Douglas Thomas authors of the new book A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change … Continue reading

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what makes finnish kids so smart

there was a wonderful article in the wall street journal a while ago ‘what makes finnish kids so smart?’. the scandinavian model of education has some interesting twists and their results are pretty impressive. the scandinavian nations have topped international … Continue reading

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noam chomsky on education

re-reading megan garber’s ‘attention vs. distraction? what the big NYT story leaves out’ Formal education, as we’ve framed it, is not only about finding ways to learn more about the things we love, but also, equally, about squelching our aversion … Continue reading

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changing face of education

‘when youth own the public education agenda’ a discussion of the new YouMedia space at the chicago public library where tradional forms of knowledge ‘books’ are placed next to new media with excellent results. ‘if it aint learning, it aint … Continue reading

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