* Hoje vamos começar com Seth Godin, conhecido pelos seus livros e talks que primam pela sua visão sobre Marketing e Futuro do nosso mundo. – If You’re An Average Worker, You’re Going Straight To The Bottom
If you’re the average person out there doing average work, there’s going to be someone else out there doing the exact same thing as you, but cheaper. Now that the industrial economy is over, you should forget about doing things just because it’s assigned to you, or “never mind the race to the top, you’ll be racing to the bottom.”
* Já aqui falámos sobre a educação e as eventuais mudanças que irão haver mais tarde ou mais cedo. Voltamos ao assunto, referenciado desta vez a importância do Learning by Doing (a filosofia pela qual a jeKnowledge funciona) – American kids should be building rockets and robots, not taking standardized tests.
“Nearly 60 percent of kids do not give the correct response. This is what test designers want. As an educator once told me, if the question was such that everyone got the right answer, then it wouldn’t be a good question. The corollary is that there are a lot of things that most kids know that we don’t test.[…]
[…]“Making creates evidence of learning.”
[…]“Learning by doing” was the distillation of the learning philosophy of John Dewey. He wrote: “The school must represent present life—life as real and vital to the child as that which he carries on in the home, in the neighborhood, or on the playground.” He also wrote that “education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”
[…]She said her students would be very happy. “They never get asked to create anything,” she told me.”