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A Simple Fix for Farming

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An ignored but hugely important study shows that we can grow food on a large scale, profitably, with far fewer chemicals.
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Uncovered: Emerging Entrepreneurial Hubs -- 1776 - YouTube

Thriving entrepreneurial communities are popping up across the country and providing support for start-up businesses. Hear from Donna Harris and Evan Burfiel...
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5 Reasons I Want My Kids to Be Makers

5 Reasons I Want My Kids to Be Makers | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it

1. Making creates authentic experiences for learning.


2. Making deepens social and emotional skills. 


3. Making is not just limited to science, tech, engineering or math (STEM).


4. Making teaches kids how to fail. 


5. Making is accessible to anyone.

 

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/coding-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

 


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Are your kids makers?

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  Heres to less consuming and more making!

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So many of my student like to keep their hands and/or bodies moving.  They become engaged .

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How To Build A Startup Ecosystem From Scratch

A startup pioneer talks about how he's started to develop an entrepreneurship community in his country.
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R World: Entrepreneurship Can Be Taught - And Might Someday be Taken as Seriously as High School Football

R World: Entrepreneurship Can Be Taught - And Might Someday be Taken as Seriously as High School Football | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
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Chinese Billionaire Says: If You're Poor At 35, You Deserve It

Chinese Billionaire Says: If You're Poor At 35, You Deserve It | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Jack Ma believes people lose out in life because of these 4 reasons: Being myopic to opportunity, Looking down on opportunities, Lacking understanding, or Failing to act quickly enough. "You are poor, because you have no ambition." Go big, or go home. Otherwise, you’re wasting your youth.
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Clothing line for those with Down syndrome inspired by grandmother's love

Clothing line for those with Down syndrome inspired by grandmother's love | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
For Karen Bowersox, a well-fitting pair of jeans isn't just a fashion statement, it is the reason she gets up in the morning.?
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The Maker Movement: Our Future Economy (An Infographic)

The Maker Movement: Our Future Economy (An Infographic) | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
CLICK ON IMAGE AND THEN ZOOM TO ENLARGEIf you read our blog regularly,  you know that we've discussed the impact (and importance) of the Maker Movement before. The innovative, new-to-market products coming from this movement are the reason we do business every day and we're certain this is not just a passing trend. Today we're unveiling a visual representation of the Maker Movement; its impact on consumer products, manufacturing, retail, and our economy as a whole. Whether you're a Maker, Retail
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Cultural Realities Of Latin American Entrepreneurship

Cultural Realities Of Latin American Entrepreneurship | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
One of the brilliant things about tech leaders and pundits in Silicon Valley is their true passion for entrepreneurship and their belief in the power of the..

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Kenyan Startup Spreads Love of Reading

Kenyan Startup Spreads Love of Reading | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Mother and entrepreneur, Carol Kimari, is creating interactive libraries in Kenya for kids.
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How One Man Launched Over 45,000 Entrepreneurs to Fight Unemployment

How One Man Launched Over 45,000 Entrepreneurs to Fight Unemployment | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Ugandan entrepreneur takes education into his own hands by creating local self-employment opportunities through pragmatic training programs.
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The slow decay of American economic competitiveness

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A new survey from Harvard Business School paints a worrying picture for the health of small business in America.
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What Do Warriors, Monks, And Entrepreneurs Have In Common?

What Do Warriors, Monks, And Entrepreneurs Have In Common? | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The warrior comes easy to an entrepreneur. We instinctively know how to fight, conquer, and win. The monk, the gentler side, takes time to hone and polish. It represents wisdom.
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Shenzhen trip report - visiting the world's manufacturing ecosystem - Joi Ito's Web

Shenzhen trip report - visiting the world's manufacturing ecosystem - Joi Ito's Web | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
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After Years Without a Grocery Store, Greensboro Neighbors Are Building One Themselves—And They’ll Own It

After Years Without a Grocery Store, Greensboro Neighbors Are Building One Themselves—And They’ll Own It | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Fed up with essentially begging for access to quality food, residents of this predominantly African-American and low-income neighborhood decided to open their own grocery store.
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Why make another meaningless app when you can change the lives of a continent?

Why make another meaningless app when you can change the lives of a continent? | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
October 15, 2014 En route to New York [Editor’s note: This is the third piece in our series covering exciting startup locations in thriving markets around the world.
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What's the Maker Movement and Why Should I Care? | Scholastic.com

What's the Maker Movement and Why Should I Care? | Scholastic.com | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
We're glad you asked. The coauthor of Invent to Learn explains how to start one in your schools and why making is the most powerful way for kids to learn.
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Steve Blank on Teaching Entrepreneurship to K-12 Students

Steve Blank on Teaching Entrepreneurship to K-12 Students | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The famed entrepreneur says we should teach the next generation to build scalable startups using the Lean LaunchPad methodology.

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Still think entrepreneurship can not be taught? Steve Blank disagrees with you and he's not talking about MBA's...

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Teaching is one part of the job, mindset is what it takes to succeed :-)

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Mr. Cory's Cookies: 10-year-old CEO builds bite-sized empire

Mr. Cory's Cookies: 10-year-old CEO builds bite-sized empire | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Cory Nieves is head of Mr. Cory's Cookies, which now sells up to 1,000 pieces of merchandise in one weekend
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The future is in how fast you are at unlearning. - Innovation Excellence (blog)

The future is in how fast you are at unlearning. - Innovation Excellence (blog) | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it

Through our education, from kindergarten to grad school, then through our professional lives, we have been shaped in the same mold, even though we hear here and there that we need to “think outside the box”, that box being only aimed to fit into a bigger box, like the Russian dolls. Conventionalism, risk aversion and complacency kill innovation and entrepreneurship.

 

 


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Why the Next Steve Jobs Will Come from Africa

Why the Next Steve Jobs Will Come from Africa | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Africa is at a techno-cultural turning point that will prove to be as pivotal there as the Industrial Revolution was for Europe.

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Memo to Entrepreneur: You’re Not the Smartest One in the Room

Memo to Entrepreneur: You’re Not the Smartest One in the Room | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Hurry up and truly make use of all the people resources around you. Your staff is brimming full of ideas.

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Why Entrepreneurs Will Beat Multinationals to the Bottom of the Pyramid

Why Entrepreneurs Will Beat Multinationals to the Bottom of the Pyramid | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Starting from scratch is necessary for success.
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A Missing Piece of Entrepreneurship by Oliver DeMille

A Missing Piece of Entrepreneurship by Oliver DeMille | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
It takes an amazing amount of hard work and tenacity to make a business truly work. Nothing else really gets the job done—for entrepreneurship, or for freedom.
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Why Innovation Eats Strategy for Breakfast

It's impossible to win solely by managing existing assets when your competitors are busy inventing new ones.
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