I would like to share this article by Ainissa Ramirez (going to see
her TED Talk later when I have time)
* We Need a New Kind of Learner
This reminds me when I accepted to coordinate the education program in
Brazil and why I think Wikipedia can be useful in education. In
Brazil, I think the description of professor Feynman about our
classroom is still valid  in a large extent. Once I gave an
interview to a French radio about Wikipedia (in 2011, a few days
before Wikimania in Gdansk) and I just mentioned these points, that
Wikipedia could be used as a potential tool for students learn how to
make research and develop their critical thinking. On the curiosity
point, I think Aaron Swartz was a great example, and I think we can
see this on his article "How to get a job like mine"
Since we have here in this list professors from a lot of places in the
world, I would love to know if you see also problems like those
pointed out in  on schools. Culturally, it could be interesting for
us to share these experiences and stress the global nature of the
Wikipedia Education Program.
 Richard Feynman on education in Brazil
Everton Zanella Alvarenga (also Tom)
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more
useful than a life spent doing nothing."
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