Online Education…Where No One Can Hear You Scream Part 2: How to Kill a Woolly Mammoth

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The Sound of One Hand Typing

Remember back when you were in school?  The empty building, the vacant classroom, sitting alone in contemplative silence when the teacher was your only friend?  Unless you were trained as a Shaolin Monk, then probably not.  You were surrounded by people, some paying more attention than others perhaps, but still people.  You were not alone, and that made more of a difference than you were probably aware of.  We are social by nature, even in the creation story it is acknowledged that it is not good for us to be alone.   We make connections, associations, even comparisons that bump and nudge the primal forces within us to propel us forward in our learning.  There may be situations where we need to seek the isolation and solitude of a single instructor and student (see Shaolin Monk reference above) but generally this is NOT something…

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