John Hunter puts all the problems of the world on a 4'x5' plywood board -- and lets his 4th-graders solve them.
A liberal arts education creates citizens: people who can think broadly and critically about themselves and the world.
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.
"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."
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 →
From 90˚W. Video: An idea is a curious thing. It can be hard to find, and then suddenly appear. It can be simple or complex, big or small. An idea can come from anywhere, and go anywhere. And once you have an idea, the real fun begins. http://vimeo.com/20106883 By 90˚W. Video and Bad Dog Pictures.... Continue Reading →
"Did you ever think that your computer was alive? That there was someone inside working for you? 'Hi, a real human interface' is a metaphor for how interaction with technology should be. It was our attempt to create the perfect interface; one that really understands our deepest needs, a human interface indeed." http://vimeo.com/4697849 "Multitouch Barcelona... Continue Reading →
"At a minimum, Twitter is an extension of each one of us. It feeds our senses and amplifies our voice. We’re connecting to one another through shared experiences creating a hybrid social network and information exchange tied by emotion and interest. "While Twitter provides the technology foundation, it is we who make Twitter so unique... Continue Reading →
"The internet has caused an economic shift every bit as important as the Industrial or Agricultural Revolutions. Thousands of bottom-up solutions are leveraging mobile and social media, open-source values, collective intelligence and other emerging patterns. These crowd-driven innovations are combining – symbiotically — into a truly novel way of living and doing business."