MUST WATCH: What we could have if we had more time for divergent, deep learning, via John Hunter's World Peace Game. Imagine what these youngsters will do when they mature and take over the world after having engaged with the kind of learning through this game. Don't you think they deserve more than a dumbed-down multiple choice test about pineapples?
John Hunter on the World Peace Game | Video on TED.com
TED Talks John Hunter puts all the problems of the world on a 4'x5' plywood board — and lets his 4th-graders solve them. At TED2011, he explains how his World Peace Game engages schoolkids, and why the complex lessons it teaches — spontaneous, and always surprising — go further than classroom lec…