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Portland Principal Promotes Collaborative Culture

April 10, 2011

The genius of this school is not in a program, it’s not in the laptops, it’s in the learning. It’s in teachers designing learning that they know will work for kids … and they have the space and the time and the autonomy to do it.

Video: How Eric Whitacre conducted his virtual choir of 2,000 voices

April 2, 2011

  With an emergent technology, something happens that you’d never imagined. Here, YouTube and Hulu, via WordPress, Facebook, and Twitter…

YouTube – Alfred James Band – Philadelphia Boys Choir: Regina

November 9, 2007

Alfred James is the only cellist in the world playing a 5 string carbon fiber cello — standing up!” YouTube…

Visualizations of Data about Maine

April 22, 2016

Through advanced data analytics and visualization, DataUSA tells stories about: places in America—towns, cities and states; occupations, from teachers to…

Video: Is my essence just a delusion?

March 26, 2011

By Niraj Chag There was a season when my steps were unwavering Within me was this ocean That would repair…

There is nothing on the Internet that is not in your heart

November 22, 2010

“I want to denounce the notion that Social Networks are a Petri dish of perversion, danger, and now as paths…

Adora Svitak: What adults can learn from kids #ted #tedxdirigo

October 12, 2010

Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs ‘childish’ thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids’ big dreams…

Aligning the Organization for its Digital Future

July 29, 2016

Excerpt from the MIT Sloan Review — July 2016 Many companies are responding to an increasingly digital market environment by…

Video: Sugata Mitra – The child-driven education

March 25, 2011

From TED Talks Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education — the best teachers and…