- People should learn when they’re ready to learn; they should be taught in the places where they will learn most effectively. This means that,
- Learning should concentrate on context and process; content is largely irrelevant to education and is therefore quite interchangeable and replaceable. This is another way of saying, “education is what remains after you’ve forgotten everything you’ve been taught.” Consequently,
- Intellectual networks replace experts, traditional forms of knowledge authority, and disciplinary boundaries that create subjects. This, in turn, suggests that,
- The world is a collaboration, not a competition; Darwin is quite misunderstood and misapplied. That distinction is important, since education is political, establishing the foundation of relationships of power that underlie the social fabric of society. We all wear what we sew from that fabric. All of these taken together mean that,
- The goal of education is to learn how to make sense of the complexity of the world as it lived and experienced, and from that sense-making, to construct a world in which we would all want to live, together.
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