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James Paul Gee
|Description:||xv, 240 pages ; 24 cm|
Orwell's question: why are humans so stupid? --
How to be stupid : Short-circuiting the circuit of human reflective action ; The limits of human memory ; Mental comfort stories ; Lack of context ; Lack of experience ; Pitfalls along our search for status and solidarity ; Words gone awry ; Lack of agency ; Institutions and frozen thought ; Fact-free stories that sound good ; Imagined kin ; Lonely groups of one ; When not to trust experts ; Evading knowledge ; Flight from complexity --
How to get smart before it's too late : Inclusive we: how we can all get smarter together ; Big minds, not little minds ; Mind visions and new, better worlds ; Synchronized intelligence: getting our minds and tools in synch ; Interlude to forestall possible misunderstandings ; Getting smarter before it's too late.
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"A compelling case for reframing methods of teaching and learning."--"Kirkus Reviews""""Jim Gee is one of the great thinkers of our time. His book, "The Anti-Education Era, "explains how we can all
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