Experts Vs. Creativity

Matthias Melcher, x28's New Blog, Apr 10, 2009
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Link to and discussion of an article on critical thinking education (unfortunately locked away from normal people by a subscription wall). A sample: "The introduction of high-stakes testing into schooling has played into the agenda of an extreme rightwing government by fostering a mentality in schools of cramming for tests that measure knowledge but not critical thinking about this knowledge." I'm not done with this issue: new technologies call for a new approach to critical thinking, and I would like at some point to lay out the foundations of that.
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