Bring On The Learning Revolution

Took me sometime to appreciate this talk but when having enough time and listening and watching this talk I find it very interesting. Besides interesting it’s also funny and I now understand why my son doesn’t wear a watch.
It’s mostly about personalized learning. Personalized Learning is the tailoring of pedagogy, curriculum and learning support to meet the needs and aspirations of individual learners. Personalization differs from differentiation in that it affords the learner a degree of choice about what is learned, when it is learned and how it is learned. This does not mean unlimited choice, since learners will still have targets to be met. However, it gives learners the opportunity to learn in ways that suit their individual learning styles.

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish.

We have an education system built on the system of fast food restaurants.