Much has been talked about the negative effects of modern communication on society. Especially the effects on children, who are apparently loosing the natural ability for face recognition – due to non face to face communication. Social skills have been negatively effected, as well as language skills. Communicating Quickly That being said – I have no doubt that put to good use our ability to communicate quickly with each other via modern communication tools is a huge advantage. In the not too distant past the turn around time for an international letter was about ten days – today email, mobile […]
Some local communities foster fertile ground for learning and don’t have the horrendous dropout figures of 40% that America is currently reporting. Nor do they have the so called Attention Deficit Disorder [ADD] epidemic. Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational “death valley” we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.