heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 06/16/2008

  • tags: edtech

    • Two Million Minutes,” a one-hour documentary comparing the educational experiences of six students: two Americans, two Indians and two Chinese.
    • The movie, in (very) limited release, begins with the premise that the high school years span roughly 2 million minutes.
    • one faculty member, Compton recalled, told him that “we have nothing to learn from Third World education.”
    • Another, renowned education theorist Howard Gardner, took him to task for comparing the U.S. with China.

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