Self-study, self-exploration, self-empowerment — these are the virtues of a great education.

Shimon Schocken

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“The Self-Organizing Computer Course.” TEDGlobal 2012. Jun. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Source: "The Self-Organizing Computer Course." TEDGlobal 2012. Jun. 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote by educator Shimon Schocken means that personal exploration and self-efficacy are the goals of a quality education. That is, education should not simply teach you facts; it should teach you how to continue learning on your own. The quote is from Schocken's 2012 TED Talk about a course he developed to teach students how to build a computer. Watch the full TED Talk here: Shimon Schocken - The Self-Organizing Computer Course