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Video: BYOD in the 21st Century

"Wondering what BYOD means or if your school is ready for it? In this 8-minute Pedagogical Quickie, I present some of the many advantages and limitations of this concept for education."


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The Knowledge: "Learning It Changes the Brain" - YouTube

Given how hard it is, it shouldn’t be surprising that The Knowledge changes the brains of those who acquire it. And for the last 11 years, Eleanor Maguire from University College London has been studying those changes.

Discovery Magazine Article:

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/notrocketscience/2011/12/08/acquiring-the-knowledge-changes-the-brains-of-london-cab-drivers/

National Geographic Article:

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/science/health-human-body-sci/human-body/london-taxi-sci/

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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (Complete Movie)

Inspired, in equal measures, by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore i...
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Jack Kriss's comment, February 28, 2012 11:52 AM
A nice video on the importance of the written word and the responsibility of sharing it to bring life to people and society...
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Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

http://www.ted.com Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) ...
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Dow Solutionism : The Power to Use Less Power.

Dow Solutionism : The Power to Use Less Power. | Thought Provoking Videos | Scoop.it
Electric vehicles are no longer just a plan for the future. Learn how Dow is helping create batteries that power anything from more efficient passenger cars to the quietest utility trucks on the road.
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2045: A New Era for Humanity - YouTube

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The "2045" Initiative was founded by Dmitry Itskov in February 2011 in partnership with leading Russian scientists.

The main objectives of the Initiative are: the creation of a new vision of human development that meets global challenges humanity faces today, realization of the possibility of a radical extension of human life by means of cybernetic technology, as well as the formation of a new culture associated with these technologies.

 

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INFLUENCERS, How Trends & Creativity Become Contagious.

INFLUENCERS, How Trends & Creativity Become Contagious. | Thought Provoking Videos | Scoop.it
INFLUENCERS is a short documentary on how trends & creativity become contagious. The film is a polaroïd snapshot of the campaigns, artists, creators and bloggers who are shaping today's pop culture.
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