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Joichi Ito over onderwijs

In de New York Times staat van Joi Ito het artikel In an Open-Source Society, Innovating by the Seat of Our Pants“. Onderstaande quote wil ik graag even delen.

I don’t think education is about centralized instruction anymore; rather, it is the process establishing oneself as a node in a broad network of distributed creativity.

Neoteny, one of my favorite words, means the retention of childlike attributes in adulthood: idealism, experimentation and wonder. In this new world, not only must we behave more like children, we also must teach the next generation to retain those attributes that will allow them to be world-changing, innovative adults who will help us reinvent the future.

Joichi Ito is the director of the M.I.T. Media Lab.


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