How should we educate, in the age of automation?

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In the Guardian, George Monbiot cites arguments that the dominant mode of education in the West may have been well-suited for an industrial age, but not for a post-industrial, increasingly automated one.

While reading, I thought of a few other institutions that have long sought to de-regiment, de-mechanize, and genuinely humanize education: the Montessori tradition, and St. John’s College.

Article: “In an age of robots, schools are teaching our children to be redundant.”

 

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