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Embracing Complex Systems in Education [video 02:47]

Here is a brief introductory video to complex systems in education and here is what I have been reading about this topic recently:

For the mystical and esoteric read “Small Arcs of Larger Circles: Framing through other patterns” by Nora Bateson

To escape the mechanical and linear view of the world read Embracing Complexity Strategic Perspectives for an Age of Turbulence by Jean G. BoultonPeter M. AllenCliff Bowman

On reinventing education from the ground up read On Reinventing Education in the Age of Complexity: A Vygotsky-­inspired Generative Complexity Approach by Ton Jorg

On applying systems thinking – the “Fifth Discipline” – to escape from an industrial model of education read Schools That Learn: A Fifth Discipline Fieldbook for Educators, Parents and Everyone Who Cares About Education by Peter M. SengeNelda Cambron-MccabeTimothy LucasBryan SmithJanis Dutton