Parenting in a society without television, toy stores, gas-powered lawn mowers, and sugar-coated cereals was easier by far. Technology has removed parent's need for children's help, the traditional means by which parents transmitted across generations the importance of work, and has left parents to guide their children as best they can through a maze of continuously available entertainment.
Betty Hart and Todd Risley, authors of _Meaningful Differences in the Everyday Experiences of Young American Children_

Not only is the system upside-down, but by failing to recognize the significance of informal learnin-John Abbott

Mon, 02/18/2008 - 16:53 -- admin
Not only is the system upside-down, but by failing to recognize the significance of informal learning outside of school, it is inside-out as well.
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