Wednesday, July 30, 2008
The Learning Imperative
Hi everyone... some interesting stuff here.....
In keeping with a recurrent theme.... the following have appeared recently either on the net or in the local media here in Indianapolis.
Item 1: "Neil Ahrendt and Brittany Brechbuhl were on track to become typical American college freshmen.
Then they became the subjects of a documentary.
Now the 2007 Carmel High School graduates have taken on roles as poster children for America's inability to compete against China and India ……. Complete story can be found at the Indianapolis Star website
Item 2: " About " the film 2 Million Minutes. (It is what's mentioned in the Indianapolis Star article) Direct link to the website of the film 2 Million Minutes
Item 3: Thomas Friedman is coming out with a new book entitled: " Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution -- and How It Can Renew America "
And in the meantime you can receive FREE audio version of his recent best seller, " The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by clicking here: http://www.thomaslfriedman.com/giveaway
We've got some serious work to do in this country to create a true culture of learning..... and it's going to take far more than the
current "traditional" institutions of education can do by themselves. We need an education LEARNING revolution, not evolution.