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I loved Lincoln Logs when I was a kid. Though I never entertained the idea that I would be a designer, engineer or architect, something about putting together these wooden and plastic pieces was simply simple fun. Connecting to ideas through the blogosphere seems similar to this pursuit, hence the title of this weekly post. Each Friday, I intend to post something interesting I’ve read out there on the internets. Hopefully others will find these posts as thought provoking as I have.
A good friend of mine shared this article on his Facebook wall this week. It touched on any number of themes in education of which I have been lately thinking. I am not sure I agree with the entire article, but I am sure that the majority of our educational system and thinking is in CRITICAL need of a revamp… click the photo below to read the New York Times article “A New Kind of Classroom: No Grades, No Failing, No Hurry” by Kyle Spencer.