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Will Richardson on knowmadic schooling

Will Richardson on knowmadic schooling

KQED’s MindShift posted highlights from Will Richardson‘s talk at this year’s ISTE conference, where he shared his thoughts on knowmadic schooling: Learning should be self-directed and based on the individual’s interests and passions, not curriculum or standards. This way, students will leave school with deep…

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We need to challenge our basic assumptions of motivation in schools

We need to challenge our basic assumptions of motivation in schools

Marcel Kampman (who is busy work on a brilliant design for the print edition of Knowmad Society) forwarded this KQED/MindShift article on Dan Pink’s approach to selling love of learning to students. Having just awoken, I fired off a quick response from my iPad: Why…

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A plutocratic education

A plutocratic education

If the ultra wealthy are concerned about America’s competitiveness, the schools aren’t failing. They’re failing the schools. The nation’s ranking on the PISA tables continues to slip, but if we control for poverty, we’re darn near the top.

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