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Thoughts on curiosity, creativity, innovation,technology, and design & their connection to learning & the reshaping of School.
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Students Tackle Video-Game Design

Students Tackle Video-Game Design | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it
As more schools integrate digital games into learning, programs are evolving to turn students into video-game designers.
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Do Khan Academy Videos Promote “Meaningful Learning”?

Do Khan Academy Videos Promote “Meaningful Learning”? | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it
If you ever wondered whether professional scientists are skeptical about some of the incredibly fun, attractive and brief online videos that purport to explain scientific principles in a few minutes, you’d be right.
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Skillshare Manifesto & Curiosity Video

Skillshare Manifesto & Curiosity Video | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it
The future belongs to the curious. The ones who are not afraid to try it, explore it, poke at it, question it and turn it inside out.
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Innovative Teaching and Learning: Lessons from High Tech High's Founding Principal

High Tech High's CEO Larry Rosenstock speaks about this high school's innovative model that combines project-based learning with technology.

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Making Schools about Learning Again

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I have to say I was one of those kids for whom “school was okay.” I didn’t hate it, but neither did I love it–and I was, and am, a lifelong learner. I like learning, even when it's hard-

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Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" 

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Habitat for Harmony

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Moshe Safdie - He’s constantly asking what the purpose of a building actually is—as his early mentor, Louis I. Kahn, once asked, “What does a building want to be?”

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Why Weird Experiences Boost Creativity - Huffington Post (blog)

Why Weird Experiences Boost Creativity - Huffington Post (blog) | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it

Creative people think differently. But why? There is no magic bullet or single pill.

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Reviving Teaching With 'Professional Capital'

Reviving Teaching With 'Professional Capital' | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it
The truth about the more successful countries, such as Finland, Singapore, and Canada, is that they develop the whole profession to the point where students encounter good teachers one after another. They attract and develop the professional capital of all their teachers, in all schools, day after day, year after year.
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For the Single Founder Who Can't Code - TechCrunch

For the Single Founder Who Can't Code - TechCrunch | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it
When I was recruiting people to help build Undrip, I could have just dazzled people with designs. For many folks, that’s all you need to help inspire. But I wanted to take things up a notch. I wanted to personally build something that potential teammates could see, feel, touch and play with. So I had to learn to code.
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The Khan Iceberg

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From USA Today:
“ Love it or hate it, Khan Academy is part of a looming tech-education iceberg, says Victor Hu, head of education technology and services for Goldman Sachs. He says that from 2002 to...
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Calling All Girls (Part Two): Their Future, Our Responsibility

Calling All Girls (Part Two): Their Future, Our Responsibility | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it
If game developers are going to be able to deliver the products that will "speak" to their core market, it behooves them to add more women to their employee ranks.
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Before the computer could change School, School changed the computer

We owe it to our children to stop and seriously question whether technology and hyper-personalization should drive our education reforms.

I challenge you to watch the video below and ask yourself: Is this the ideology we want dictating our education systems?

 

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How schools are fostering creativity by handing control to students

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When schools resemble a dictatorship, it’s no surprise students are apathetic, say some education activists...
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How to Combat Summer Learning Loss (Hint: It's Not Math Camp)

How to Combat Summer Learning Loss (Hint: It's Not Math Camp) | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it
This summer, we need to let our kids go play and we need to stop worrying about whether or not it's going to ruin their chances of getting into college.
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Creativity – it's not what you think « Designful Co.

Creativity – it's not what you think « Designful Co. | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it
Being a designer in financial services, I'm officially under a category of 'creative people'. However I often experienced a huge energy of creativity through so-called non-creative people such as bankers, product managers or ...
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The Art of Jim Campbell: Seeing In Pixels

The Art of Jim Campbell: Seeing In Pixels | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it

Since the '70s, plenty of artists have worked in pixel mosaic, but Campbell was more attracted to the the question Harmon was asking: How low resolution can an image or video be before we no longer recognize what's going on?

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Thoughts on Learning

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On his 145th birthday, 10 quotes from the master architect Frank Lloyd Wright on learning.

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Codecademy Founder: Why Everyone Should Learn Programming

Codecademy Founder: Why Everyone Should Learn Programming | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it
My problem learning programming is a problem faced by millions around the world, and Ryan and I realized that we could solve a more pressing need: the lack of great education for our future software developers and technology founders.
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Combinatorial Creativity and the Myth of Originality

Combinatorial Creativity and the Myth of Originality | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it
The power of the synthesizing mind and the building blocks of combinatorial creativity.
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Learning What Is Untaught — Tagoras

Without room for implication, without some assembly required, your education is an unread poem, prefab furniture without personality. If your offerings don’t require anything of the learners, then it’s all too easy for the learners to “put on their dunce hats of dependency” (as Knowles puts it) and tune out.

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Education to Change the World: Learning for realising one's personal

Education to Change the World: Learning for realising one's personal | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it
Organising learners into age groups, sticking them in classrooms, and subjecting them to imposed, diversified, daily curricula is clearly a recipe for disaster.  Predictably, most of the learners, for most of the time, are sitting there waiting for something to happen that is of relevance to their particular learning agenda.  It is a bit like roulette – with very few winners and lots of losers!
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Are we asking the right questions?

Are we asking the right questions? | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it
On a recent Friday morning, a classroom of teenagers at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School broke up into small groups and spent an hour not answering questions about Albert Camus’s “The...
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Why Twitter and Facebook Are Not Good Instructional Tools

Once an advocate for using social media applications and cell phones in class, this English teacher has changed his stance on the kinds of technology teachers should incorporate into their instruction.
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for the love of learning: The Politics of Personalization in the 21st Century

for the love of learning: The Politics of Personalization in the 21st Century | Anytime Anywhere Learning | Scoop.it

Within this 21st-century parade of change, the notion ofpersonalization in education is moving to the forefront. It’s an ambiguous and often broadly defined notion. It’s a movement that could be as influential to how public education is conceived as privatization was in the 1980s.

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