Category: Learning

10 years of laptops in Maine schools

Maine laptop program

From the Lewiston Sun Journal [In 2001] Maine legislators approved — after months of doubt and debate — Gov. Angus King’s proposal to give every seventh-grader in Maine a laptop…. Ten years later, each seventh- and eighth-grader in Maine public schools and every grades 7-12 teacher has a laptop paid for by state taxpayers, at […] | Read more.

In: Collaboration, Innovation, Learning, Transformation

Robert Krulwich on the future of journalism

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From Robert Krulwich: If you can … fall in love, with the work, with people you work with, with your dreams and their dreams. Whatever it was that got you to this school, don’t let it go. | Read more.

In: Innovation, Journalism, Noted, Self-directed learning, Society

The Nation: The crisis in higher education

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The Nation: A scientific education creates technologists. A liberal arts education creates citizens: people who can think broadly and critically about themselves and the world. | Read more.

In: Creativity, Higher education, Innovation, Noted
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