Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all


When devising ways to beat school policing software, students showed an exemplary capacity for self-directed learning. Too bad that capacity didn’t expand in academic directions, too.

Stross, Randall. “Computers at Home: Educational Hope vs. Teenage Reality.” The New York Times – Breaking News, World News & Multimedia. 7 July 2010. Web. 19 July 2010. <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/11/business/11digi.html?_r=1>.

I don’t know that we ever teach kids how to fail and how to continue from that point,” she said.

Gibson,Caitlin. “16 Loudoun teachers serve as interns to bolster classroom lessons with actual job experience.” Washington Post. Sunday, July 18, 2010.