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Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

When I say that the role of the educator is to model and demonstrate, this is in part the sort of thing I have in mind: "To help students become capable, caring, self-directed learners and creative problem-solvers, these educators believe, their schools should deliberately model those same attributes for them—in their design of learning, for sure, but also in the ways the adults work together, address problems, design systems and procedures, and engage with the community." You can tell students things all you want (and we do an awful lot of that) but they will learn from what we do, not what we say.

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