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Education Diagnosed in 10 Minutes

Posted on | January 8, 2011 | Comments Off

Sir Ken Robinson’s remarkable way of summarizing the world is making its way around the Internet.  At last count, nearly 2.5 million hits.  See this from TED. The problem in the current system, he notes, is that the people are trying fix the future by replicating the lessons from the Enlightenment and the industrial revolution.  He takes a swipe at age-group batch processing, ADHD, standardized testing and teaching.  ”I believe we have to go in the exact opposite direction.”  Enjoy.

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Charles Taylor Kerchner is an Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow at Claremont Graduate University. My daily musings appear in the blog. The archives of my EdWeek blog are available via link under the 'On California' head. Some of my photography can be seen by clicking on 'Gallery.' And numerous links to academic work and other research and commentary can be found by clicking on 'Projects.'

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