Education and Cultural Change
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How our culture is co-evolving with the algorithmic medium and the education is following this process
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Seth's Blog: An end of books

Seth's Blog: An end of books | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
Books, those bound paper documents, are part of an ecosystem, one that was perfect, and one that is dying, quickly. Ideas aren’t going away soon, and neither are words. But, as the ecosystem dies, not only will the prevailing corporate...

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aisha ertugrul's comment, August 17, 2013 8:11 AM
As well as completely and utterly disregarding the fact that essential reading skills are very well learned through reading for pleasure and extensively reading for pleasure!
OneSpring's curator insight, August 19, 2013 9:56 AM

A very interesting thought from a very interesting man...

John Bostock's curator insight, August 20, 2013 9:09 AM

I think this is especially true for text books!

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The rise of e-reading

The rise of e-reading | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
21% of Americans have read an e-book. The increasing availability of e-content is prompting some to read more than in the past and to prefer buying books to borrowing them.
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Games and the Common Core: Two Movements That Need Each Other

Games and the Common Core: Two Movements That Need Each Other | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
Recently I witnessed two expert panels discussing critical issues for our educational system -- on the same day. The first one was on implementing the Common Core for English-language learners; the s
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we should recognize that the Common Core Standards in language arts and math are outcomes, not subject areas, and that there should be multiple paths to achieving the higher and deeper standards through, for instance, project-based learning, experiences in nature, integration of the arts, and the fast-moving world of games and simulations.

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How We Will Read: Clay Shirky

How We Will Read: Clay Shirky | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
This post is part of “How We Will Read,” an interview series exploring the future of books from the perspectives of publishers, writers, and intellectuals. Read our kickoff post with Steven Johnson...
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Alexandre Honório da Silva's curator insight, January 9, 2013 7:38 PM

Leitura bacana: Shirky sabe das coisas...