One of the most important things to considering when we are going to establish orbital space settlements is how to organize education in a new society. As stated earlier on this site we believe that education has two functions:
- Civic – prepare young people for active citizenship in a democratic society
- Economic – developing relevant and useful skills to earn one’s living
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We believe in an evidence-based approach when it comes to education reform. Therefore here some studies that might help future space settlements to design their educational policies.
Montessori preschool boosts academic results and reduces income-based inequality
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ScienceDaily reports an interesting study: Preschool teachers ask children too many simple questions. The bottom line is that most questions teachers at kindergarten ask to their pupils are way too simple (i.e. eighty-five percent of the children were able to answer them). Continue reading Simple questions
Here a diagram of the proposed education system of Mordan. We will discuss the system in more detail in upcoming posts.