Lately, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to education. This compulsion a function of my interest in high performance, capability and what it takes to develop that in any human. Since I now have a small child, I’m inclined to consider those younger humans in addition to those adult-sized models.
You might (or might not) have noticed that the books and articles reflected on my Reading List have taken a turn towards this topic. These include required reading for the University of Phoenix faculty certification process in addition to stuff I’m reading for “fun.”
As you might imagine, I have some strong opinions on the complementary subjects of education and learning, but I want to educate myself on some of the current research and lingo before I start spouting too much. I’m pretty sure I’m not the first person to think what I think, even if the bulk of traditional education flies in the face of principles of human development.
Hence, my approach for reading up, watching and listening to the experts of the day. In the meantime, here’s some interesting videos to watch on the subject:
OK, GREAT. CAN’T SEEM TO GET THE VIDEOS TO EMBED…HERE THEY ARE AS LINKS.