I also Googled the phrase “how we learn” – surely not for the first time? – and noted immediately that a TED channel titled “How We Learn” comes up near the top of the results. That led me to the following, recently-posted video featuring Adora Svitak. No doubt this has already made the rounds out yonder on the Web, but I am a little behind on my blog reading these days. And besides, if you have seen it before you already know it is worth seeing again.
Prepare to be schooled, delightfully, by a 12-year old: