By Douglas Thomas
The twenty-first century is an international in consistent switch. In a brand new tradition of studying, Doug Thomas and John Seely Brown pursue an knowing of the way the forces of switch, and rising waves of curiosity linked to those forces, motivate and invite us to visualize a way forward for studying that's as robust because it is optimistic.
Typically, after we contemplate tradition, we predict of an present, solid entity that alterations and evolves over lengthy sessions of time. In a brand new tradition, Thomas and Brown discover a moment experience of tradition, one who responds to its atmosphere organically. It not just adapts, it integrates turn into its approach as certainly one of its environmental variables. by way of exploring play, innovation, and the cultivation of the mind's eye as cornerstones of studying, the authors create a imaginative and prescient of studying for the longer term that's conceivable, scalable and person who grows besides the expertise that fosters it and the folks who have interaction with it. the result's a brand new kind of tradition during which wisdom is visible as fluid and evolving, the private is either more suitable and sophisticated in terms of the collective, and the facility to regulate, negotiate and perform the area is ruled through the play of the imagination.
Replete with tales, it is a ebook that appears on the demanding situations that our schooling and studying environments face in a clean means.