Practical Knowledge & Inventive Learning

A few years ago, when I was interviewing Ben Nelson at Minerva School, I heard him mentioning “practical knowledge”. Ben Nelson’s opinion is that Minerva’s education is the way in which people can correct many mistakes and improve the quality in education. In many colleges and universities, he argued that students do not have to pay such expensive tuition fees. Also, education should focus on cultivating “practical knowledge” rather than to convey miscellaneous knowledge as he wrote in his book. Continue reading “Practical Knowledge & Inventive Learning”