Most people haven’t the faintest notions of what their life mission...– Greg Anderson, The 22 Non-Negotiable Laws of Wellness
springdukece: Ever wondered how multiple choice test was invented? Cathy explains it (it was in 1914!)…funny how America’s education system is now based on it…
Schools themselves are becoming more and more obsolete; the cost of schools...– Clark Aldrich, author of Unschooling Rules: 55 Ways to Unlearn What We Know About Schools and Rediscover Education (via springdukece)
One of the greatest tragedies of schools is the dichotomy between knowing (the...– Clark Aldrich (via springdukece)
I think that learning to build things (rather than consume things) is going to...– Clark Aldrich (via springdukece)
If you had to design a one thousand dollar MBA for half a billion students, how...– Clark Aldrich (When you pay $120K for a Harvard MBA, are you paying more for reputation than for the quality of instruction?) (via springdukece)
For a good life: align what you are doing with what you do well with what you...– Craig Aldrich (via springdukece) Well, Clark Aldrich, actually!
Ever noticed that ‘teach’ and ‘cheat’ are almost the same word?– Tony O’Driscoll. Kids crowd-source homework amongst themselves by subject. We call it ‘cheating,’ but should we? (via springdukece)
Formal learning is like riding a bus: the driver decides where the bus is going;...– Jay Cross; “but I’m not saying we should do away with bus riding.” (via springdukece)
There are three different types of learning: ‘learning to be’,...– Clark Aldrich, Unschooling Rules
The successor to today’s schools must lead to significant improvements in the...– Unschooling Rules
When a coercive technique is used (a “directive” leadership style), such as...– Unschooling Rules #24: Teaching is leadership. Most teaching is bad leadership.