On a mission to stop coal companies from destroying our mountains, Larry Gibson never took a day off in over thirty years because he wasn't willing to risk missing that one young person who could make a difference for his people in Appalachia. He was undeniably passionate about this cause, but there was something else about… Continue reading THINK: Passion…Compassion?
"Let me suggest an axiom: behind every pedagogy is a philosophical anthropology. In more pedestrian terms, behind every constellation of educational practices is a set of assumptions about the nature of human persons--about the kinds of creatures we are. Thus a pedagogy that thinks about education as primarily a matter of disseminating information tends to… Continue reading THINK: Formation vs. Information
What does this video point out about the way we compartmentalize our consumption and production? How can we think through and design our systems in a more holistic way? (This is, of course, an advertisement. But, an information heavy one at that). How does this manner of compartmentalization crop up in other systems as well?