Speculation; Education is a self organising system, where learning is an emergent phenomenon -Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences.
See this TED why children needs to have a will to learn, and how they can do so by using discussions, group work and comparison as a tool.
See also the homepage for the Hole-in-a-wall research.
Learning by doing and by emerge is not just a tool to teach kids. See here why lessons is a waste of time in adult learning.
Sharing some essays from different interesting university classes over the years. This one is from Human Ecology, translated from Swedish- ...
. Got a tip about the comic The long tomorrow from a close friend after reading last post. The comic was made by Dan O'Bannon in 1975. ...
THE TRANSITION TO A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY -A DISCUSSION ABOUT ECOLOGICAL MODERNIZATION Anna Rosengren Society, nature and change, 2009 De...