We will think of this time as being the dawn of the human filtered Web — the curated Web
John Hunter puts all the problems of the world on a 4'x5' plywood board -- and lets his 4th-graders solve them.
Twitter is a medium of conversational direction and a discovery platform for the text and conversations that matter.
In the years since thousands of laptops have been given to students and teachers, they've become such a part of classrooms that teachers often underestimate how much they use them.
The students in the Independent Project are remarkable ... because they demonstrate the kinds of learning and personal growth that are possible when teenagers feel ownership of their high school experience.
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.
"In a floating village in the middle of the sea that has not an inch of soil, the kids loved to watch football but had nowhere to play or practice. But they didn't let that stop them."
America needs “informed communities,” places where the information ecology meets people’s personal and civic information needs.
With all of the horrible things we've learned through the Internet about suffering in our world lately, this is a video about the simple, powerful joy of people around the world singing together.
From Zoe Weil: At the end of this school year approximately three million students will graduate from U.S. high schools. They will not be ready for what awaits them. These are the students who have passed their No Child Left Behind tests year after year. They are verbally, mathematically, and technologically literate. They have been... Continue Reading →