Food for Thought Wednesday: Seth Godin and 10,000 Kinds of Education

I am a big fan of Seth Godin. I subscribe to his blog and even use one of his quotes as a guideline for my own professional life. The following Ted Talk is worth watching if only for some of his more controversial statements: “open book, open notes all the time. Anything worth memorizing is worth looking up.” But really he asks the main question: What is school for?

Although he spends the first half talking about the same timeline Sir Ken Robinson does in his amazing Changing Education Paradigms, the second half of Godin’s talk is devoted to his prescriptions for the future of education.

Check it out and let the conversation begin!