October 9, 2010 12:01 PM
05.17.2013 | Connected and Disconnected
05.11.2013 | Five Ways to Succeed in Life and Work
05.10.2013 | Weekend Funnies: "Amid skyrocketing tuition costs and dismal job prospects, Aasif Mandvi imparts a healthy fear of higher education in a group of at risk young people." (04:57)
05.09.2013 | "you want a kid to change and start doing better?" he asked. "you gotta touch his frickin' heart."
05.09.2013 | and/or The Next Greatest? The 80 million Americans born between 1980 and 2000 Video
05.07.2013 | A Good News Story: Middle-schoolers building an energy-saving device to improve lives.
05.07.2013 | Every child deserves a champion - TED talk
05.03.2013 | I can never understand how and why we expect students with far more energy, ideas, natural creativity and far more everything, to be more "contained" in their behavior than adults.
05.03.2013 | Video
05.02.2013 | Connected Learning: Communities and Collectives - Conversations with John Seely Brown (Part 2) about A New Culture of Learning PLUS videos from DML
04.29.2013 | Pro-innovation-disruption-MOOC-advocate and NYTimes columnist Thomas Friedman gets nostalgic: "That's why, when the Internet first emerged and you had to connect via a modem, I used to urge that modems sold in America come with a warning label from the surgeon general, like cigarettes. It would read: "Attention: Judgment not included."
04.26.2013 | Radish or cookie?
04.18.2013 | 16 Possible Effects of MOOCs
The good, the bad and the ugly
04.16.2013 | "Conventional wisdom holds that different people learn in different ways. Something is missing from that idea, however, so we offer a corollary: Different People, when presented with exactly the same information in exactly the same way, will learn different things.
04.12.2013 | Why Jon Stewart is so popular in China: "I am decadent capitalist Jon Stewart. Folks, how about this air quality, am I right? Beijing, Shanghai I've seen Confucius quotes that were clearer."
04.11.2013 | . . . .most high schools' science "experiments" are really "demonstrations," because they are "rigged" for the right answer, thereby disqualifying them as true experiments where outcomes are unknown.
04.07.2013 | Gabriel Iglesias' smart teenage son doesn't talk to him anymore. 2 Minute Video via Comedy Central
04.06.2013 | Musings on college: Visiting with high schoolers, David Brooks and Stanford University's new video series on MOOCs: " . . ."It's the beginning of a wholesale reorganization of teaching and learning in higher education."
04.02.2013 | JK Rowling, Harry Potter Author, Captivates Crowd With Harvard Commencement Speech
04.02.2013 | "We've completely distorted learning."