The New Era of Learning
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The New Era of Learning
The direction in which learning is going: personalized, self-directed, grounded in the real world, and blurring the lines between age groups, teachers/students, formal/informal, etc. It taps into people's instincts and desires for play, creativity and meaning. I'm hoping to eventually incorporate this content into a robust web site that will serve as a compendium on this topic.
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Sir Ken Robinson (author, TED speaker, education and creativity expert)

Sir Ken Robinson (author, TED speaker, education and creativity expert) | The New Era of Learning | Scoop.it
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Popular TED speaker Ken Robinson calls for a creative revolution in education. From his book "Out of Our Minds":

"In a world of rapid change, companies and organizations have to be adaptable as circumstances change and be able to develop new products and services as new opportunities emerge. Most people occasionally have a new idea. For companies that isn’t enough. To remain competitive, they need to develop cultures where creativity is a habit and innovation is routine."

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Why Daydreamers Will Save the World

Why Daydreamers Will Save the World | The New Era of Learning | Scoop.it
Daydreaming has a bad reputation. Just think of any classroom scene on TV where a teacher is chiding a child for staring out the window during class. Traditionally, those kids have been thought of as
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The link between "relaxed attention" and innovation.

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