I agree with Steve here. The basic structure of schools have not changed in over 200 years. Most schools still follow the "factory" model of education.
The things that I wonder about most are not on the Internet, I promise you that."
On Mar 3, 2012, at 8:16 AM, Steve Cavrak <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Quoting Bjorn Behrendt <[log in to unmask]>:
>> My professor Charles Rathbone had us watch that video recently. It was
>> great, but he did point out something that really resonated with me.
>> "Sir Ken Robinson has some great ideas but he did not have to figure out
>> how to implement them."
> I'll disagree with Charlie on this one :)
> Ken Robinson is working on implementing the ideas ("changing the educational paradigm") [or is it "changing the school paradigm") by speaking about the idea, making Youtube videos, writing books, appearing on panels ... by making us conscious about the underlying paradigm shift that is taking place ... he even tweets about it !
> ... as the bumper sticker says "paradigm shifts happen" ... we just have to help people get their minds readjusted :)
> The kicker is that when a fundamental paradigm shifts - geocentric to heliocentric, aristotelian physics to quantum mechanics, euclidian space to general relativity, divine creationism to natural selection - all things don't change at the same time ....