...really good teaching is about not seeing the world the way that everyone else does...

"Good teachers perceive the world in alternative terms, and they push their students to test out these new, potentially enriching perspectives. Sometimes they do so in ways that are, to say the least, peculiar."
Mark Edmundson, "Geek Lessons" NYT, 2008

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Sometimes to look forwards we have to look backwards

A whole website of the future that never was, ranging from the bizarre to the quite extraordinarily accurate - for instance the tablet forerunner to the ipad - amazingly accurate and detailed description of how this device could transform the print industry and the social setting for accessing information.

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