Think Differently!!

posted 26 Apr 2012, 15:46 by Steve Oliver

Check out this Globe and Mail Article: 

Let's Use Video to Re-invent Education

    Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and, now, other subjects. 
    He shows the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers to consider flipping the traditional classroom script -- give students video lectures to watch at home, and do "homework" in the classroom with the teacher available to help.

Khan Accademy

Changing Education Paradigms

Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we're educating our children. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence

Sir Ken Robinson

What We're Learning from Online Education:  Daphne Koller

 Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn. 
    With Coursera, Daphne Koller and co-founder Andrew Ng are bringing courses from top colleges online, free, for anyone who wants to take them.

What we're learning about eLearning

Lollipop Moments: Rethinking Leadership

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Below are some current articles related to E-Learning.  Just click on the title and the article will open in a new window.

Is Social Media just a Fad?
With 2012/13 stats.

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Where Great Ideas Come From!!

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Education Without Coercion:

A practical approach from a high school teacher in rural Iowa.

The fear of being Boring