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Why School?: How Education Must Change When Learning and Information are Everywhere
by Will Richardson
In a world where kids can access information without teachers, Will Richardson challenges traditional assumptions about the value of school and propose a bold plan to rethink it.
Episode: Unstoppable Learning
Learning is an integral part of human nature. But why do we – as adults – assume learning must be taught, tested and reinforced? Why do we put so much effort into making kids think and act like us? In this hour, TED speakers explore the ways babies and children learn, from the womb to the playground to the Web. Listen now