"Conventional wisdom holds that different people learn in different ways. Something is missing from that idea, however, so we offer a corollary:
when presented with exactly the same information in exactly the same way,
will learn different things. Read more
" . . .we've spent hours and hours discussing how we can help students follow their interests and passions, and also help students learn powerful ideas and develop as systematic thinkers." Mitchel Resnick on Alan Kay, Squeak and Scratch Read more
"First, students have to jump through
ever-more demanding, preassigned academic hoops.
Instead of developing a passion for one subject,
they're rewarded for becoming professional students,
getting great grades across all subjects,
regardless of their intrinsic interests."
- David Brooks, The Creative Monopoly Read more