Sugata Mitra in the Guardian that sums this up:Photo Credit: fisserman via Compfight cc
In school examinations, learners must reproduce facts from memory, solve problems using their minds and paper alone. They must not talk to anyone or look at anyone else's work. They must not use any educational resources, certainly not the internet. When they complete their schooling and start a job, they are told to solve problems in groups, through meetings, using every resource they can think of. They are rewarded for solving problems this way – for not using the methods they were taught in school.As teachers we need to take this on board. We need to prepare our students better for the skills they will need in the world of work.
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