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Ray Kurzweil: Memorization is For Robots. People Learn By Doing. | Think Tank | Big Think

Ray Kurzweil: Memorization is For Robots. People Learn By Doing.  | Think Tank | Big Think | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

What do elementary pedagogy and artificial intelligence have in common? Leaders in both fields have abandoned the study of the trees for that of the forest. 

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Will Richardson· The "Dirty Work of Education" Learning is more than a test score

Will Richardson· The "Dirty Work of Education" Learning is more than a test score | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it
The "Dirty Work of Education" No question, one of the most talked about, Tweeted about, blogged and written about ideas in the past year has been the “flipped classroom,” the idea that we can use...

 

"..if we continue to value the factory and the assessments that test for that factory learning at the expense of real world problem solving and effective writing and speaking skills and adaptability and all of those important learning dispositions that we want kids to have, schools in their current iteration are toast. We’ll simply be Knewton factories, irony intended..."

 

"I’m sure for some, that test score will always be a powerful way of defining “educated” for their kids, and if technology can raise that score, they’ll buy in. But we educators who see learning as more than a score have to advocate even more loudly for for a different definition.>>"

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How Online Innovators Are Disrupting Education - Jason Orgill and Douglas Hervey - Harvard Business Review

How Online Innovators Are Disrupting Education - Jason Orgill and Douglas Hervey - Harvard Business Review | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

"Part of the challenge with revamping America's educational system resides in well-intentioned people who have focused on answering the wrong question. Nothing matters if we find the right answer to the wrong question. As Clayton Christensen and Michael Horn argued in Disrupting Class, insufficient money, the teachers' unions, and large classroom size, all relevant issues, are not the root cause of our schools' troubles. The real problem lies in the effects standardized education has had on a student's internal and external motivation."

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