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YouTube - TEDxEastsidePrep - Shawn Cornally - The Future of Education Without Coercion
[These are killing learning in schools]

No product = Failure [Product is emphasized over process]

What if they don't do anything? [Worry that they won't learn anything if given control of their learning]

3.9 ≠ 4.0 [Loss of motivation, feeling beyond recovery, no meaning]
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june 2011 by robertogreco
Matthew Yglesias » Lying About Books [via:]
"I wonder if you see a substantial difference based on educational attainment here. It seems to me that college (at least as we did it at Harvard) largely consists of lessons on how to pretend to have read various books. How many section discussions of British Moralists 1650-1800 (by far the best introduction to the subject!) did I bluff my way through?"
playingschool  understanding  schools  education  universities  colleges  honesty  cv  reading  knowledge  bluffing  lying  schooling  deschooling  unschooling 
december 2008 by robertogreco
Tuttle SVC: Reading and Bluffing
"The ascendance of AP and college prep as the primary goal of the education of disadvantaged students reflects a misguided emphasis on playing school over understanding."
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december 2008 by robertogreco

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