Why School? How Education Must Change When Learning and Information are Everywhere

“Is education all about passing narrowly defined tests or is it all about setting up the habits of learning? Is the context a tiny amount of information that is simple enough to be tested for by a computer or do we today have an infinite amount of material and experience to learn from? Is our world a simple world where knowing a few standard answers will arm us for life as it is lived? Or is it very complex and so we need to know how to think and test our way through it?”

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