Sir Ken Robinson is an author, educator and creativity expert who advocates for a diverse curriculum, local input into education strategies, and moving successful aspects of “alternative” education programs into the mainstream. 

Sir Ken Robinson is an author, educator and creativity expert who advocates for a diverse curriculum, local input into education strategies, and moving successful aspects of “alternative” education programs into the mainstream.

Why does our education system look so similar to the way it did 50 years ago? Millions of students were failing then, as they are now and it is because we are clinging to a business model that clearly doesn't work. Education advocate Geoffrey Canada dares the system to look at the data, think about the customers and make systematic shifts in order to help greater numbers of kids excel. Geoffrey Canada has spent decades as head of the Harlem Children's Zone, which ...

Why does our education system look so similar to the way it did 50 years ago? Millions of students were failing then, as they are now and it is because we are clinging to a business model that clearly doesn't work. Education advocate Geoffrey Canada dares the system to look at the data, think about the customers and make systematic shifts in order to help greater numbers of kids excel. Geoffrey Canada has spent decades as head of the Harlem Children's Zone, which ...

What's the best predictor of success in a persons life, including when it comes to goals in education? Grit,says psychologist Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth. What is grit? Find out in her TED Talk, in which Duckworth explains that grit is a better indicator of personal success than IQ, family income and other factors. Duckworth is an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Angela studies non-IQ competencies, including self-control and grit, tha…

What's the best predictor of success in a persons life, including when it comes to goals in education? Grit,says psychologist Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth. What is grit? Find out in her TED Talk, in which Duckworth explains that grit is a better indicator of personal success than IQ, family income and other factors. Duckworth is an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Angela studies non-IQ competencies, including self-control and grit, tha…

Willard R. Daggett, Ed.D., CEO of the International Center for Leadership in Education, is recognized worldwide for his proven ability to move education systems towards more rigorous and relevant skills and knowledge for all students. He has assisted a number of states and hundreds of school districts with their school improvement initiatives, m...

Willard R. Daggett, Ed.D., CEO of the International Center for Leadership in Education, is recognized worldwide for his proven ability to move education systems towards more rigorous and relevant skills and knowledge for all students. He has assisted a number of states and hundreds of school districts with their school improvement initiatives, m...

The tiresome sexual double standard—celebrating escapades in men that are judged in women—pervades politics and pop culture, taking its toll on adults of both genders. According to a new study presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), its impact may start as early as the middle school cafeteria.

It Starts in 6th Grade: Girls Get Punished by Peers For Having Sex, Boys Get Rewarded

The tiresome sexual double standard—celebrating escapades in men that are judged in women—pervades politics and pop culture, taking its toll on adults of both genders. According to a new study presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), its impact may start as early as the middle school cafeteria.

Alain de Botton on Art as Therapy "Art is a tool of memory, compensating for our cognitive weakness,"

Alain de Botton on Art as Therapy "Art is a tool of memory, compensating for our cognitive weakness,"

In a fun and personal talk, Musallam gives 3 rules to spark imagination and learning, and get students excited about how the world works: curiosity comes first, embrace the messiness of trial and error in learning, and practice reflection to refine and revise understanding. Six-and-a-half-minutes of your time well spent!  http://mrmck.wordpress.com/2014/09/05/3-musts-to-spark-learning-video-630/

3 Musts to Spark Learning [VIDEO 6:30]

In a fun and personal talk, Musallam gives 3 rules to spark imagination and learning, and get students excited about how the world works: curiosity comes first, embrace the messiness of trial and error in learning, and practice reflection to refine and revise understanding. Six-and-a-half-minutes of your time well spent! http://mrmck.wordpress.com/2014/09/05/3-musts-to-spark-learning-video-630/

Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover | TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript | TED.com

Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover | TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript | TED.com

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