Rethinking Education Pt.11: Days of Discovery

We own our discoveries. Discoveries stay while perceptions are already gone. Understanding is always a discovery. We value years of experience because we implicitly (or explicitly for some HR people) feel that probability of discovering and understanding the things increases with years. I remember one mathematical analysis lecture where professor told us the truth: he [...]

Rethinking Education Pt.9: Kinesthetic Literacy

Do you remember your first physical education lessons? I don’t. And I know why — I haven’t learnt anything from it. Teacher said “run” and we ran. Teacher said “chin-up” and we did it. Teacher said “play volleyball” and we started playing. There was no learning by any means, all these years. There was training. [...]