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Teachers and educational institutions have a love affair with ‘new’ ideas. Learning all the new jargon and acronyms have a way of making the learner feel like a member of a new exclusive club. Repackaged ideas are a big hit with teachers.

This video makes me think we might spend a bit too much time repackaging and we need to focus a bit more on refining. Hands on learning, project approach, constructivism…what ever you want to label it, has been around for quite a long time. Maybe we should all take a few minutes to learn from the past.

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