My Collaborative Learning Environment
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Coined in the 1970's as a humourous look at software development projects, the following phases of a project represent perhaps a cautionary tale of all major projects, regardless of nature:
The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.
The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have given his life.
The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
My parents told me, "Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving." I tell my daughters, "Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job."
The modern world belongs to the half-educated, a rather difficult class, because they do not realize how little they know.