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Current Education System Creates Short Attention Span

“It is clear that users are not reading online in the traditional sense; indeed there are signs that new forms of “reading” are emerging as users “power browse” horizontally through titles, contents pages and abstracts going for quick wins. It almost seems that they go online to avoid reading in the traditional sense.” https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2008/07/is-google-making-us-stupid/306868/  … Continue reading Current Education System Creates Short Attention Span

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Willing to Accept Critical Feedback to Produce and Construct Knowledge

One of the quotes that really hit the spot for me in this week’s reading is, “To teach is not to transfer knowledge but to create the possibilities for the production or construction of knowledge.” I find that this quote really defines what it means to be a teacher. The current educational system is based… Continue reading Willing to Accept Critical Feedback to Produce and Construct Knowledge