Purpos/ed: #500words Take 2 Posted by Doug Belshaw On June 2, 2012 In Education No comments We had a great response to our second call for 500-word contributions to the Purpos/ed campaign. The aim was to get people to reflect on what they believe to be the purpose(s) of education within a constrained word limit. You can find all of the contributions at http://bit.ly/purposedu500 or by scrolling through the 500 words category on the Purpos/ed website. Related Posts Why would I send my child to secondary school? How transferable are coding skills to other domains? Why is learning a little code important? (#teachtheweb) Profit: the purpose of education? [GETideas.org] Mozilla Webmaker MOOC kicking off May 2nd for 9 weeks! Doug Belshaw Dr. Doug Belshaw works on education-related stuff for the Mozilla Foundation. Things like the Web Literacy Standard, Open Badges and helping others teach the Web.