Social Media & The Quest For Connection

Some great reflections on the role of social media in education.

Courtesy: mediabistro.com Courtesy: mediabistro.com

Humankind loves information. Its the strongest stimulant in the world, 100% legal, and has no known cure for addiction. Since the dawn of civilization we have been on a quest fill the capacity of our mind, yet science finds that even the things we “forget” don’t actually leave our brain. (Article)

Fast forward a few millennia and in comes the industrial revolution, where humanity is rocketed forward in  productivity and efficiency. These innovative breakthroughs left the world with a lot of time to think. This thinking developed into structured pursuits of learning, notability the Industrialization of Education. (You can watch an amazing video about this from Ken Robinson who is not only more qualified to talk about the subject, but more witty as well.)

Fast forward to the 21st century, and we see that technology has once again revolutionized our lives. Twenty years ago you graduated high…

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