Malcolm will return shortly…

Paris Culture I heard some people were really surprised to discover Malcolm McLaren genius beyond Sex Pistols. If only we could open our eyes more often. Maybe then we could learn to appreciate good people before they are gone.

Rethinking Education Pt.19: Reading for Children

Rethinking Education Pt.18: Dullness Against Genius

What is the probability that a randomly selected newborn child will become genius? What is the probability that a randomly selected genius will commit a suicide? Society that minimizes the chances for genius is probably a doomed one. Determinancy and algorithmic behavior are expected of educational system. But when everything is planned there is very [...]

Rethinking Education Pt.17: Laptops with Built-in Classrooms

Over recent years much effort in area of primary and professional education was directed at equipping classrooms with newest technologies: new laptops, networks, software. There were also efforts to equip classrooms with teachers who have necessary skill to operate effectively in new environments, and much more attention should be paid to these efforts. Because through [...]

Rethinking Education Pt.16: Test Infected Schools

If you want to loose control over something, automate it. Todays education is following the path of automation. Abundance of computers, ebooks, digital classrooms, tests etc. is good for automation. However I would argue its value for education. It is the question of quality vs. quantity. We prefer quantity. Because it can be calculated, compared, [...]