An Education Syllogism

Schools exist to prepare students to thrive in the environment where they live.

The environment we live in has changed significantly in the past fifty years from a mechanistic to an electronic world.

Therefore, schools must change their methods for how they prepare students from mechanistic preparation (fixed length/content courses, categorized knowledge) to electronic preparation (pattern recognition, rhizomic learning).

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Posted February 02, 2010

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