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“So, too, the mega-change in education that will undoubtedly come in the next few decades will not be a “reform” in the sense of a deliberate attempt to impose a new designed structure. My confidence in making this statement is based on two factors: (1) forces are at work that put the old structure in increasing dissonance with the society of which it is ultimately a part, and (2) ideas and technologies needed to build new structures are becoming increasingly available.”

Papert, S. (2000). What’s the Big Idea? Toward a pedagogy of idea power. IBM Systems Journal. VOL 39, NOS 3&4, 2000.


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