Archive for March, 2009

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American Teachers Talk

This video is 2 years old. But if you go today to an average school you will quite probably hear the same story. The schools that are different are very rare. The people who are to implement innovative educational ideas are very rare. And very often it is the question of money. What for should [...]

Slumdog Bullshit

If you love “Slumdog Millionaire” movie read the following post slowly and carefully. “What I feel for this movie isn’t just admiration, it’s mad love.”                      Peter Travers. Rolling Stone magazine. “This film picked every emotion out of me…. It truly is a fantastic film!”                      Tara, Manchester, UK, in comments to Times article “I was absolutely [...]

Leave Children Alone

George Carlin said it best: What do you think?

Hacking Education Follow-Up

Hacking Education event took place in NYC yesterday and got together leading thinkers (list of attendees) to have a conversation about the future of education. The discussion around this event was in the limelight on Twitter, tagged #hackedu. Brief summary of event was written by @fredwilson who made this event happen. Related posts included “How [...]