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  •  "Schools without walls" (2+ / 0-)
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    ranton, JerryNA

    was supposed to be a metaphor for interdisciplinary learning.

    School administrators, sadly, do not understand metaphors.

    The thing about quotes on the internet is you cannot confirm their validity. ~Abraham Lincoln

    by raboof on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 04:15:41 PM PDT

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    •  Not really. (1+ / 0-)
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      Open education was both literal and figurative. It was a philosophy, a set of teaching practices, and an architectural movement. Open schools featured huge open areas with no walls. Teachers hated it. So they used bookshelves and portable   blackboards to create walls.

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