Finding the A+ in shifting educational paradigms
Developed by Erik Erikson
Is stillness still possible?
“Sit still and be quiet!” (But I haven’t done that in years!)
Sherry Turkle analyzes Stillness
I sentence you to 13 years…
Hey I have an idea! Let’s make
schools like this:
Divide kids up by their age
Give them only a certain amount of
time to learn multiple different subjects
Lets signal that we are cutting them
off with an obnoxious bell!
We don’t want them to forget what
we spend a whole 40 minutes going
over, better give them some practice at
Oh, and no bathroom breaks either!
Sit still, and be quiet!
What do you mean you don’t know what you want
to do with your life? What interests you?
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