Two competing philosophies on education present themselves. One emphasizes spontaneity, the other emphasizes structure. Together, they form a 2 x 2 matrix of educational possibilities, yielding 4 results.
High Innovation Disorder
Low Evolution Dullness
Tony Wagner Passion, Purpose, Play
General Colin Powell
How do we reconcile both? We need to position our students towards being able to be innovative and evolutionary. They need to have structures in place to to understand conventions and to have a means for exchange and tools for academic and social discourse. They also need to be flexible to choose how and when to use these tools to make new discoveries. The ACE My Academics platform supports both.