Daily Archives: October 4, 2012

Alunos Autodidatas

Nesta escola, não há alunos enfileirados uns atrás dos outros dentro de uma mesma sala, divididos por séries, ou mesmo professores ditando conteúdos. Quem decide o currículo são os estudantes, que também administram quando e onde vão estudar. É assim … Continue reading

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‘A escola é o lugar que atrasa o século 21’

Não importa muito como ela seja chamada: educação 3.0, educação para o século 21, educação para a vida. Mas a verdade é que muitos educadores já perceberam que os sistemas educacionais precisarão se adaptar se quiserem formar alunos capazes de … Continue reading

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The Philosophical Baby: What Children’s Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love, and the Meaning of Life

The last decade has witnessed a revolution in our understanding of infants and young children. Scientists used to believe that babies were irrational, and that their thinking and experience were limited. Recently, they have discovered that babies learn more, create … Continue reading

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The Scientist in the Crib: What Early Learning Tells Us About the Mind

This exciting book by three pioneers in the new field of cognitive science discusses important discoveries about how much babies and young children know and learn, and how much parents naturally teach them. It argues that evolution designed us both … Continue reading

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The Knockoff Economy: How Imitation Sparks Innovation

Conventional wisdom holds that copying kills creativity, and that laws that protect against copies are essential to innovation—and economic success. But are copyrights and patents always necessary? In The Knockoff Economy, Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman approach the question of … Continue reading

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