Mr. Jeff Bezos in response to his tweet (but can be of
interest for any large commercial enterprise based on satisfying customers’
1. Really want to make a philanthropic
and Shape education = the key human practice among all human practices; the
most important but the least understood one.
To attract many more people to Amazon,
Prime membership could also provide access to free and discounted digital
learning materials, delivered via tablets, phones, computers, and TV; managed
via Alexa and Kindle.
At first, in collaboration with Coursera, Udacity, EdX, Udemy;
but later via developing Amazon original content (because currently the most of
online courses are no better than “talking heads”, the only real advantage of
going online is the schedule flexibility).
scenario, this will be a great philanthropic project,
changing the whole
The best-case scenario, it will also be a commercial
I have my share of difficult decisions
made under fuzzy conditions (when the available information did not allow to
make a decision by merely checking all logical options). Most of those decision
turned out to be correct.
One of the reasons, is that I am an expert
in HI (human intelligence).
is why I have no doubt in the success of this project.
2. Want to really shape education?
teacher professional development to be an actual professional field.
This is how.
3. Want to really shape STEM education?
course to every student, physics into every school!
This is why.
education like space exploration.
This is why.
the actual (true, advanced, developed)
science of education.
This is why.
6. Need more projects?
This is why (this student feedback is the best recommendation any teacher can have)
Or (starting a professional career from a
square one again, and again, and again, and succeeding every time means
something, isn’t it?)
Or (looking forward)
Education needs its own “Manhattan
Project”, or “Apollo Program”
reexamine the well-established paradigms, and would guide a broad search for
new connections and correlations; which would combine newly presented advances
in artificial intelligence with neuroscience to study and analyze multi-layered
universe of individual, group, and institutional learning and teaching; which
would bring in education newly developed technologies, including AI, virtual
reality, augmented reality, top level robotics.
type of a program can be initiated via institutionalizing a collaboration
between various professional and scientific groups by establishing a specific
institution –an Institute for Learning and Teaching (the name is tentative, of
this Institute, professionals from various universities, intuitions, and companies
would be able to join their effort and …
P.S. Since Mr. Bezos will not be reading
himself all the messages which will
be sent to him, we all should hope that his advisers are almost as visionary as