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The Way We Think About Charity Is Dead Wrong | Dan Pallotta Video on TED.com

Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend -- not for what they get done.
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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, March 16, 2013 8:46 AM

Such an important idea, that we are asking the wrong questions in the wrong way, shared on this heartfelt TED video by Ted Pallotta.

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What Are The Ingredients For Self-Directed Learning?

What Are The Ingredients For Self-Directed Learning? | Positive futures | Scoop.it
What Are The Ingredients For Self-Directed Learning?

 

===> Perhaps children don’t need another reform imposed on them. Instead, they need to be the authors of their own education.” <===

 

A MUST read and watch also the video:

http://www.scoop.it/t/digital-delights/p/3112389094/what-are-the-ingredients-for-self-directed-learning

 


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Audrey's curator insight, April 2, 4:55 AM

This is what was found:  "The students in the Independent Project are remarkable but not because they are exceptionally motivated or unusually talented. They are remarkable because they demonstrate the kinds of learning and personal growth that are possible when teenagers feel ownership of their high school experience, when they learn things that matter to them and when they learn together. In such a setting, school capitalizes on rather than thwarts the intensity and engagement that teenagers usually reserve for sports, protest or friendship..."


Much of this can be started from the home environment. Curated for www.homeschoolsource.co.uk


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BRAIN POWER: From Neurons to Networks

BRAIN POWER: From Neurons to Networks is a 10-minute film and accompanying TED Book (ted.com/tedbooks) from award-winning Director Tiffany Shlain and her team at The Moxie Institute. Based on new research on how to best nurture children's brains from Harvard University's Center on the Developing Child and University of Washington's I-LABS, the film explores the parallels between a child's brain development and the development of the global brain of Internet, offering insights into the best ways to shape both. Made through a new crowd-sourcing creativity process the Moxie team calls "Cloud Filmmaking," Brain Power was created by putting into action the very ideas that the film is exploring: the connections between neurons, networks, and people around the world.


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