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Again, I wonder what we are doing 15% of the way through the century talking like it is in the future? It is a lack of visionary leadership. The infographic looks good, but we need to wisely and quickly implement.
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
"That is the way to learn the most, that when you are doing something with such enjoyment that you don’t notice that the time passes."
Excerpt: "....I am very pleased that you find joy with the piano. This and carpentry are in my opinion for your age the best pursuits, better even than school. Because those are things which fit a young person such as you very well. Mainly play the things on the piano which please you, even if the teacher does not assign those. That is the way to learn the most, that when you are doing something with such enjoyment that you don’t notice that the time passes. I am sometimes so wrapped up in my work that I forget about the noon meal. . . .
Education and Consumerism: Have schools confused being a consumer with being a citizen? Ivan Illich wrote, "The existence of schools produces the demand for schooling.
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:
Links some pretty radical educational thinkers i.e. John Holt, Ivan Illich, and John Taylor Gatto. The article points out mass education was to create a socially obedient society. Aren't we still doing the same thing?