A SHORT COURSE IN THINKING ABOUT THINKING
Daniel talks about two ways of thinking about problems - an inside view and an outside view and how it is so very hard, and yet so very beneficial, to see our context from an external viewpoint.
Its part of Edge Masterclasses, which whenever I invest the time in watching, throws up interesting and accessible ideas. Must watch more of them.
John Green's TED talk lends the great metaphor of the lines on a map to what I see as learning hooks - a point of reference for learning which has a personal meaning for the learner. Once a point of the map has been discovered, the adjoining points can be explored:
His passion for lifelong learning is contagious and his talk is well worth a watch.