MasterNewMedia.org and Robin Good have released an edited version of my thoughts on the future of education, and packs a lot of my recent thinking into one article. Well done, Robin. Thanks to Dr. Sam Inkinen for some of the collaboration.
The skills that are highly valued today are not even distantly related to the skills that are developed in our educational prison facilities year after year, week after week, class after class, when students are put into classrooms, disconnected from each other to fill tests, amputated from their prosthesis of thinking like mobile phones and their intellectual capabilities being hammered into the dirt by requiring certain outcomes rather than creativity and imagination.
See what I have to respond to this challenge and check out the article here: Learning Zeitgeist: The Future of Education is Just-in-Time, Multidisciplinary, Experimental, Emergent