During the last year, it has become clear that we need new innovations in education. One such innovation is the “ Learning Prescription”. I had been earlier espousing the idea of a “ to learn” list in analogy to the “ to do “ list that is now well known in project implementation.
The five-hour rule was coined by Michael Simmons, founder of Empact, who has written about it widely. The concept is wonderfully simple: No matter how busy successful people are, they always spend at least an hour a day — or five hours a work week — learning or practicing. And they do this across their entire career. For more read here : ……https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/317602
When you make learning a habit, you’ll very likely be more successful and productive across different areas of your life. By investing in a reading habit, you can ensure you’re growing yourself — and your company — every day.
Prescriptions have a better possibility of being acted upon and followed, than mere advice or exhortations. I am developing this concept, as learning is eventually personalised.
To get a flavour of what “ Learning Prescriptions” might look like, here is a sample 5-hour learning prescription to use during the coming week. Prescription to be carried out to build ‘ learning power’.
Videos: (5) ~ 3 hours
1: Ken Robinson : The element (40 minutes) : https://youtu.be/3TAqSBMZDY8
2: Paul Nurse : What is Life? (60 minutes) : https://youtu.be/_z-SUo2wP4I
3: The map of Mathematics (11 minutes ): https://youtu.be/OmJ-4B-mS-Y
4: The usefulness of useless knowledge: (55 minutes) : https://youtu.be/atn65fZGYUM
5: Why most people will remain in mediocrity (12 minutes) : https://youtu.be/rH94x03Wl-M
1: The Sabre tooth curriculum: https://users.ugent.be/~mvalcke/OWK_1415/toetsing/thesabertoothcurriculumshor.pdf
2: The Dragon Slayer Curriculum: http://www.socraticarts.com/docs/SCCwhitepaper.pdf
5: On being the right size: https://www.arvindguptatoys.com/arvindgupta/rightsize.pdf