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xkcd: Forgot Algebra

http://xkcd.com

It's weird how proud people are of not learning math when the same arguments apply to learning to play music, cook, or speak a foreign language.
The only things you HAVE to know are how to make enough of a living to stay alive and how to get your taxes done. All the fun parts of life are optional.

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Created by Cyphase 1 year 51 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 50 weeks ago
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The Unschooled "Free Learning" by Astra Taylor

http://www.youtube.com

Raised by independent-thinking bohemian parents, Taylor was unschooled until age 13. Join the filmmaker as she shares her personal experiences of growing up home-schooled without a curriculum or schedule, and how it has shaped her educational philosophy and development as an artist.

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Created by rmyofme 2 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 23 weeks ago
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How Khan Academy Is Changing the Rules of Education

http://www.wired.com

The story of how 1 man is revolutionizing the education system. By putting out free videos online that students can watch and do problem sets at their own pace. The results are astonishing, with test scores and classrooms being turned on their heads (in a good way). An interesting look at how technology can provide for such an innovative solution to a complex problem - for FREE.

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Created by ADamo 2 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 38 weeks ago
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