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Here’s an unoriginal idea: we know a lot about how children learn; let’s all think about how we can apply this to how adults learn.


“We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas; but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate.” Henry Thoreau, Walden, chapter 1, p. 67 (1966)

Whenever I see school districts which are struggling with their budgets, and other school districts which are buying iPads for each of their students, I have to wonder, do we have our priorities straight?

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Why students don’t seem to care. Cross-posted to Digital Substitute with commentary.