January 17, 2013 Leave a comment
Originally posted on edtechdigest.com:
(The Future of Education is a Mess and That’s a Good Thing)
GUEST COLUMN | by Farb Nivi
The future of education and learning is going to be messy. Messier than it is today. While the prospect of such a messy future may sound unappealing, it is – in my humble opinion – inevitable, good for most, and likely will be due to market forces. I will attempt to shed light on this future from one entrepreneur’s perspective. The good, the bad and the ugly.
Education and learning have a lot of surface area. Like eating, sleeping and other bodily functions, learning is required to stay alive. Learning, or education, is also part of how we get ahead, and find personal fulfillment. The internal and external factors that reward learning are so pervasive that there is a lot of surface area for the solutions. We have everything from formalized educational institutions…
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