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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

A Disruption of "School" Worth REALLY evaluating

What does a "school" look like in light of these small victories and celebrations via #olpc. Can we "un-learn" as educators what our role is? Can we put the proverbial toothpaste back in the tube for our kids who are being indoctrinated in a top down instructional model that places far too much emphasis on conformity, norming, and _scale_?  What should it even begin to look like for our youngest learners and our Higher Ed institutions? Where do we start? 

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/506466/given-tablets-but-no-teachers-ethiopian-children-teach-themselves/
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