Learning innovation starts in the classroom? What if the world were the classroom? from @jaycross

This little snippet jumped out at me. Jay Cross has honed his arguments into great, pithy observations like this one.

The whole discussion rested on Pelosi’s (and nearly everyone else’s) assumption that learning takes place in classrooms. When I managed to get the microphone, I asked whether the issue wouldn’t go away if the world were the classroom. The technology is the internet and it’s self-organizing. The hardware is the cell phone, and at current adoption rates, everyone is going to have one. The concept received a surprisingly warm reception.

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