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Are Sweden’s For-Profit Voucher-Funded Schools that Promote Creativity the Future of Learning?

Good Magazine has a nice profile of for-profit chain Vittra’s newest school, with the headline “Is Sweden’s Classroom-Free School the Future of Learning?” The article concludes, The open nature of the campus and the unusual furniture arrangements reflect the school’s … Continue reading

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Rethinking Education in Copan, Honduras

Last week I went to an NGO conference in Copan, Honduras, to speak on “Rethinking Education.”  If you wanted to help a poor nation become prosperous, in addition to providing a world class legal system, what would you do? You … Continue reading

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Socratic Practice as Disruptive Technology

My TEDx UFM talk is out, “Socratic Practice as Disruptive Technology.” I refer early on to Malcolm Gladwell’s Outlier’s regarding the Korean Airline crash, then to Sophocles’ Antigone, Socrates,  Julian Jaynes’ The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the … Continue reading

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Separation of School and State

Until and unless we develop a separation between school and state, human development will be profoundly limited around the world.  As far as I know, every nation around the world controls most of education at both the K-12 and post-secondary … Continue reading

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