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Brainstorming Education

  1. Feb 4, 2012 #1
    First of I would like to apologize for my "bad english" in advance.

    I consider myself a creative and inventive person a idealist and perfectionist.

    Lets start with:
    Leonardo da Vinci was "self-taught" (he was first apprenticed to the artist Andrea di Cione...) but he was a painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, writer. And now you see people struggling with one degree, and it takes to long to be specialized in one, if Leonardo da Vinci would go thro the current education sistem to learn everthing he learned in his life he would need atleast 69 years of school and that is just for masters degree, he wouldv been around 76 years old when he would finish the education, at the age 76 to start the actual work.

    So some of the issues today(In my opinion):

    1.There are few things that are taught that are relevant, taking in to account the technological progress that we are making, what we learn and teach today might not be useful tomorrow.
    2.How do we shorten the time it take to graduate and in the same time deliver a better education?
    3.We need all education to be interactive and media(pc's, movies, youtube...) based.
    4.How do we make teachers more enthusiastic about teaching.
    5.Why do we batch kids by there age and not by there knowledge ?
    6.Education is killing creativity, BRING IT BACK!
    7.Education based on the individual, you wouldn't force advanced math on a person that is more artistic...
    8.How do we educate person's that have to work to sustain there family so they can have a equal change in life?
    9.How do we educate bad teachers so they can become good teachers?

    more to be added.

    How do we solve these problems?
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