....then they should be! His conclusion certainly merits repeating: Education is a self-organizing system where learning is an emergent phenomenon.
I would say that I personally learned more from 6 years of blogging than I did in 15/16 years of formal education - and I went to a top-notch high school and an Ivy League university! So it was an automatic that I would get my kids started on their own blogs early on: Here [...]
Not since the *written word* has there been an educational boon comparable what we have today in cheap computers and the bounty of the internet. When they were only two years old, we had our children sitting on our laps, typing out the alphabet. Soon they had their own email accounts, their own folders and [...]