About that Tweet: The Difference Between Information & Knowledge | Doug Lemov

Recently I posted on Twitter a picture a friend had sent me of work a young student did in the classroom.  The post went a little viral (or as viral as something can in my tiny corner of the universe) and people seemed to interpret it in different ways. I thought I’d write a quick post to explain it a bit more.  First here the picture:

I tweeted: “Finally, proof that knowledge doesn’t matter when you can just look anything up on google.”

I wrote that because I see “experts” and technologists and people with Ted talks saying this kind of thing all the time. Facts don’t matter. If…

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