Re-Inventing Education

Dean Kamen and "Thundercolts" team up to create future technology to solve the world’s next big issues. Kamen's First Robotics program is turning kids on to math, science and technology to produce the tech workforce of the future. 

Code Kids is a documentary following the journey towards seeing kids being taught coding in schools in Canada's Maritime provinces. Will support for the movement gain the necessary steam to make this a reality?   Will the amazing results seen in Estonia and Finland inspire those back home and will Canada's eastern-most provinces decide to take the lead in a global race to fill millions of tech jobs, that at current rates, will not be filled in years to come without more kids choosing coding.

University degrees don't seem to guarantee stable careers anymore. The shift is prompting some graduates to rethink their futures and one university to offer a "jobs guarantee." 

Millions of Americans who went to college are now crippled by their student loans. “Debt is the first thing I factor in all of my decisions,” says Jessie Suren, who graduated with a criminal justice degree and is struggling to pay off her debt. 

Teachers and Students

The Bush Family has 3 geniuses and counting. These sisters had college degrees at the age of 18-years-old and all have big goals.

Fourteen-year-old programmer and software developer Santiago Gonzalez might just be the next Steve Jobs. He already has 15 iOS apps to his name and dreams of designing for Apple. At age 12, Santiago became a full-time college student and is on track to earn his bachelor's degree in computer science and electrical engineering by age 16.  By 17, when most teenagers are excited to just have their driver's license, Santiago will have his masters degree.  

12 year old graduates from Excelsior College. 

Carson Huey-You is only 14 years old but he will become Texas Christian University’s youngest graduate on Saturday. NBC’s Jacob Rascon reports for TODAY on the teen’s extraordinary academic story and his promising future. 

At age nine, Jaxon Cota was accepted into Mensa, a society for geniuses. His IQ puts him in the top two percent of the world, but despite his smarts, Jaxon isn’t rushing ahead. 

College and University Campus Tours

Today I take you around Princeton University and show you some of my favorite buildings, libraries, and classrooms! Obviously there are a ton of cool spots on campus that I'd love to show but these are just some of the highlights, make sure to subscribe for more tours! 

Located on a 300-acre forested campus in Houston, Rice University is consistently ranked among the nation’s top 20 universities by U.S. News & World Report. Rice has highly respected schools of Architecture, Business, Continuing Studies, Engineering, Humanities, Music, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences and is home to the Baker Institute for Public Policy. With 3,879 undergraduates and 2,861 graduate students, Rice’s undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio is 6-to-1.  

Did you know that UC Davis is the largest UC campus by land area? And I'm going to take you on a tour of it in less than 2 minutes! In all actuality, if you are planning on going to UC Davis, be sure to visit it in person, as it is really an amazing campus. Yes we have cows, and yes we are really into bikes. But overall UC Davis is an amazing campus and I hope I showed you a quick look at it! 

1LoveNation Education TV

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Finland students are number 1 in the world! How did they do that? 

Channel 2

Five first-year teachers document the challenges and triumphs of their first 9 months in the classroom. Using camcorders, they recorded their lives in and outside the classroom, allowing us to experience teaching from the teacher's point of view. "The First 9 Months" is part of the Kansas State University College of Education's "A Walk in My Shoes" series. 

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In one of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in Brooklyn, in one of the most segregated school systems in the country, principal Nadia Lopez is trying to help kids defy the odds. Lopez talks to special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault about how she’s adopted teaching methods and curricula with an understanding of where the students come from and what they need to succeed. 

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This video explains a little-used, often-forgotten but very effective classroom management strategy for taking control of really tough groups of students right at the start of lessons. This Classroom Management method is for really challenging, noisy groups that take ages to settle, cost you a lot of time and cause you a lot of stress and frustration. 

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A documentary on Maria Montessori and her Montessori teaching method.

Channel 6

Dave Ramsey reads a humorous take on higher education.