“All the knowledge is in theconnections” David Rumelhart
We always lived in a connected world,except we were not so much aware ofit…That has changed drastically in thelast decade, at many, many differentlevels. Albert-lászló Barabási
“The Board believes this environment callsfor a much faster pace of change inadministrative structure, in governance, infinancial resource development and inresource prioritization and allocation. We donot believe we can even maintain ourcurrent standard under a model ofincremental, marginal change. The worldis simply moving too fast.”
Reducing the basic units of education:From courses to competencies
Knowledge work requires differentphysical and conceptual structures from traditional work. Schools need to reflect this.
There is wide agreement that we need newmodels of education, and not simply newmodels of schooling, but entirely newvisions of learning better suited to theincreasing complexity, connectivity, andvelocity of our new knowledge society.http://connectedlearning.tv/
When we create, it can beanalyzed andnew patterns can be discovered(understood, evaluated, interrogated)