Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
The reviews from the field are coming in and it looks like the XO computer is a hit. "It's the best answer yet to 'a global crisis of education' in which curricula have no relevance, he said. 'If we make education pertinent, something the student enjoys, then it won't matter if the classroom's walls are straw or the students are sitting on fruit boxes.'" The most popular feature seems to be the video cameras; we should expect to see a flood of videos taken by children around the world (I wonder what the impact of that will be).

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Last Updated: Nov 28, 2021 1:15 p.m.