Interview with @stephenheppell about future schools, including his “rule of 3” (http://goo.gl/WkzlW)

Here’s an excerpt from a fairly wide-ranging interview. It’s four months old now, but I’m guessing only a minority of those passing by this site will have seen it before… The quote, “Schools are full of things that our descendants will look back on and laugh out loud at”, seems especially plausible. Clipped from http://www.fastcodesign.com … Continue reading

When 1-1 distance education is better than f2f classrooms, by @DonaldClark

Donald Clark’s take on new, cost-effective models for providing personal tutoring, online and 24/7. On the conservative side, it’s still teaching; on the radical side, it’s outsourcing teaching to India. But Donald’s full post also explains how adults with poor literacy and numeracy are happy being tutored at home via the net, whereas they feel … Continue reading