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MITx u.lab: Education As Activating Social Fields

MITx u.lab: Education As Activating Social Fields | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it

Until last year, the number of students in my classes at MIT numbered 50 or so. Less than twelve months later, I have just completed my first class with 50,000 registered participants. They came from

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What is edutainment? Educational Entertainment: It's a lifestyle. Take a peek! #ameliaration

Check out what it's like to be on the road as a traveling edutainer. Rarely glamorous but always worth it. ;) These clips were recorded on the road to and du...

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Predicting the Future

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Summary:  If you’re looking for a high growth, high demand area in data science where there is very high value and not many expert practitioners, look at time…

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Rankings of Best PR Agencies, PR Firms, PR Companies, PR Services, Best PR Agency, Public Relations Agency and Consultants

Rankings of Best PR Agencies, PR Firms, PR Companies, PR Services, Best PR Agency, Public Relations Agency and Consultants | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
Best PR Agencies & Firms, Top PR Agency, Best Media Relations Firms, Best Corporate Communications Firms, Best Investor Relations Services, Best Crisis Communication Agencies, Best Marketing and Advertising Communications Companies, Public Affairs...
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Here's the best of those who put spin on everything.... 

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São Paulo, Brazil Reforms Urban Waste Disposal Practices

São Paulo, Brazil Reforms Urban Waste Disposal Practices | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
Many people separate dry waste from organic waste, but we know little about the destination of these materials. If, indeed, they are used for recycling, isn’t it possible to also reuse organic waste?
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A Different Kind of Diversity: The Changing Face of Engineering Education

A Different Kind of Diversity: The Changing Face of Engineering Education | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
We face unprecedented global challenges and opportunities, from the need for clean water and clean energy to fighting cyber terrorism. These challenges demand new ideas, and one obvious approach is simply to increase volume.
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'Moral soundness' to be included in education reform - The Nation

'Moral soundness' to be included in education reform - The Nation | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
'Moral soundness' to be included in education reform. The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) may not have said it out loud yet. But it is quite clear that educational reform is now embracing the...
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an unfinished conversation at the Education Reform ... - RSA blogs

an unfinished conversation at the Education Reform ... - RSA blogs | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
While thousands of teachers strike this week, the three main parties' Education ministers will be joined by their European counterparts to speak at the Education Reform Summit in London. The summit, running today and ...
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Complex cellular-molecular crosstalk of vertebrate regeneration

Complex cellular-molecular crosstalk of vertebrate regeneration | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
Regeneration is one of the most tantalizing areas of biological research. How are some animals able to regrow body parts following injury? Why can't humans do the same thing?
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A Classroom Leaves the Syllabus to the Students - New York Times

A Classroom Leaves the Syllabus to the Students - New York Times | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
New York Times A Classroom Leaves the Syllabus to the Students New York Times Lehigh first tried what it calls its mountaintop program on a smaller scale last summer, combining elements that scholars of education have advocated for years —...
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Globcal International

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Globcal International is a membership cooperative, non-profit international nongovernmental... (Please help us (yes this is a collaboration and cooperative) reach our goal of 3000 members for the e⊃3;...
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Global Water Forum | Cooperative management of water resources ...

Global Water Forum | Cooperative management of water resources ... | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
Burnett discusses the characteristics of common pool resources problems in the context of economics and cooperation between water resource users.
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Cooperatives Newsletter, October 2013 - United Nations Social ...

Cooperatives Newsletter, October 2013 - United Nations Social ... | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs project on global cooperatives data base. The United Nations General Assembly, in resolution A/RES/66/123, welcomed the proclamation of the year 2012 as the ...
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Changing The World Through Social Responsibility

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RT @ Experteering: Join me at GA's Changing The World Through Social Responsibility in #Seattle https://t.co/DeBET8d3qP #CSR

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Education Reform

A very short documentary about Project Based Education. Thanks to all the interviewees. All Credits at the end of the film. Want to see more of me?!? Follow ...

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What is 21st Century Education?

What is 21st Century Education? | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it

21st Century Education is an education where students work with real world applications on inquiry-based, real world challenges, acknowledging the connected digital world they live in, where they can communicate and learn globally, and where...

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Was Evidence of an Extraterrestrial Event in Roswell Stolen by the Government?

Was Evidence of an Extraterrestrial Event in Roswell Stolen by the Government? | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
"To this day, we still don't have an explanation as to how that object disappeared." So said Frank Kimbler during our interview with him at the Roswel... (Is the Government stealing #UFO evidence before it can reach the testing labs?
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Who can determine what happened so long ago now?

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Earth Steward's curator insight, July 19, 2014 12:28 PM

I was at the recent yearly Roswell anniversary celebration. It's obvious people are still stuck in the past. Maybe the answers they seek are a little closer to home?

Earth Steward's curator insight, November 27, 2014 9:08 AM

Who really knows what happened so long ago?

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Obama and Fast-Moving Global Crises - Consortium News

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Obama and Fast-Moving Global Crises
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The imposition of damaging sanctions on Russia is almost an open invitation for Moscow to become less cooperative regarding the damaging sanctions that have been imposed, under U.S.
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Still needing to learn to get along. Old methods might not be as effective in the 21st century when collaboration for change is necessary.

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College Ready vs. Out-of-Basement Ready: Shifting the Education Paradigm

College Ready vs. Out-of-Basement Ready: Shifting the Education Paradigm | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
"Dominant reform efforts keep fixing the obsolete paradigm instead of inventing a new one..." @YongZhaoUO: http://t.co/zQmy4jLREw
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First Nations weighing their options on controversial education reforms

First Nations weighing their options on controversial education reforms | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
Chiefs attending an annual gathering of the Assembly of First Nations are mulling several counter-proposals to a controversial Conservative bill to reform aboriginal education. But none of the draft resolutions put forward at the ...
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Protecting the American Dream: Education Reform in ... - Sites@Duke

Protecting the American Dream: Education Reform in ... - Sites@Duke | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
Hello! My name is Emily and I am working with an education reform nonprofit in Washington, DC. The nonprofit's mission is to promote high academic achievement for students at all levels (pre-K through college) with a ...
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Why The First YC-Backed Biotech Company May Just Be The Future Of Pharma | TechCrunch

Why The First YC-Backed Biotech Company May Just Be The Future Of Pharma | TechCrunch | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
Gingko Bioworks sounds kind of like a mad science lab of the future. The Boston-based biotech company is currently working on a project with DARPA to treat..
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Faith and Values: Spiritual Dominion can bring practical solutions to nagging ... - Allentown Morning Call

Faith and Values: Spiritual Dominion can bring practical solutions to nagging ...
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UK Deepens China Ties as Part of Broad International Cooperative ...

UK Deepens China Ties as Part of Broad International Cooperative ... | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
As British Prime Minister David Cameron and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang look on, representatives from the UK Space Agency and the China National Space Administration sign a memorandum of understanding to cooperate ...
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Head and hands in the cloud: cooperative models for global trade to ...

Head and hands in the cloud: cooperative models for global trade to ... | Making Sense Common | Scoop.it
Abstract: Until recent times, the standard globalization model has been to maximize profit by moving manufacture to locations where wages are low, and there are fewer obstacles, such as environmental standards.
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