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I dont even want to guess at what computer literacy might do to children, except to say that if cyberspace is considered a place, then there are people who are already in it and people who are not in it.
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Teachers are not supposed to be repositories of information which they dish out. That is from an age when there were no other repositories of information, other than books or teachers, neither of which were portable. A lot of my big task is retraining these teachers.

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It's quite fashionable to say that the educational system is broken. It's not broken. It's wonderfully constructed. It's just that we don't need it anymore.

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My wish for humanity is to invent a way to communicate between us and whatever comes next. And in the end that we the creator of the sentient sapient and the created we have a symbiotic relationship.

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Go to a job interview and tell and employer that you can recite the 17 times table; they don't care. Why are we still teaching it?

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People are adamant learning is not just looking at a Google page. But it is. Learning is looking at Google pages. What is wrong with that?

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Students are rewarded for memorization, not imagination or resourcefulness.

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I was inspired by the Hole in the Wall project, where a computer with an internet connection was put in a Delhi slum. When the slum was revisited after a month, the children of that slum had learned how to use the worldwide web.

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Education prepares to be one piece of a machine.

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Knowing is NOT the most important thing. To be able to FIND OUT is more important than knowing.

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Children will learn to do what they want to learn to do.

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There are places on Earth, in every country, where, for various reasons, good schools cannot be built and good teachers cannot or do not want to go.

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It took nature 100 million years to make the ape stand up and become Homo sapiens. It took us only 10,000 to make knowing obsolete.

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