Category Archives: education reform

The Future of Education: To Focus on AI or MI ?

“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.” ― Albert Einstein Right now two starkly different visions … Continue reading

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システム革命、システム学習 – Systems Revolution in Learning

The systems view of science focuses on relationships, describing a universe where everything moves and flows like a river… All of the Japanese text here is from this article at the Change Agent website:「学習する学校」レポートより:「学習する組織」のアプローチ.  It is followed by a translation in … Continue reading

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How We Learn to Compartmentalize

“People normally cut reality into compartments, and so are unable to see the interdependence of all phenomena. To see one in all and all in one is to break through the great barrier which narrows one’s perception of reality..” ~Thich … Continue reading

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Edu-Tech’s Brave New World – How Education Software is Being Designed to Hijack Children’s Brains

“Many parents intuitively understand that ubiquitous glowing screens are having a negative effect on kids. But it’s even worse than we think. Recent brain imaging research is showing that they affect the brain’s frontal cortex — which controls executive functioning, … Continue reading

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Education of the Spirit

  Did we perhaps take a wrong turn in public education when the spiritual nature of children was no longer acknowledged, when their inner lives and feelings were no longer respected and prioritized? Yes, there needs to be a separation … Continue reading

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The Joy of Learning

“Educating the mind without educating the heart, is no education at all.” ~Aristotle Fifteen years ago, George Bush introduced No Child Left Behind, which increased pressure on children and teachers, with nationwide standardized testing. President Obama promised to change that, but instead … Continue reading

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Opt Out Parent to US Dept of Education – “We Will Not Comply.”

“The fact that students with the highest needs are being placed in the crossfire of threats from the Federal Government is discriminatory and bullying at best. Picking on our most vulnerable children is a sign of a system in a … Continue reading

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