Ewan McIntosh advocates for a view of learning that is about “construction” (pupil-led, project-based), and centers on a “maker-curriculum,” rather than as a series of assigned activities to be completed (teacher-led, task-based), and centers on a consumer-curriculum.
by Ewan McIntosh / Ewan McIntosh’s edu.blogs.com / 25 March 2011
Content isn’t king. If I sent you to a desert island and gave you the choice of taking your friends or your movies, you’d choose your friends — if you chose the movies, we’d call you a sociopath. Conversation is king. Content is just something to talk about.
One of the key points I’ve been driving in the past year has been the importance of schools providing places for conversations and exploration to take place, perhaps through a design thinking-based pedagogy and process.
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