EDUCATION 4

Re-Inventing Education

This week, we're looking at the French education system. But instead of focusing on traditional approaches, we've decided to find out more about what's new to both teaching and learning. More and more parents are choosing alternative schools for their children. These methods use different tools to stimulate children's minds by making them self-motivated and independent learners. We take you to meet some of the people trying to reinvent the idea of school. 

Science, information & Technology are the inseparable parts of the current world. Some Universities are top in this field. We have introduced 10 best engineering & technical universities of the current time. 

What's the best Back to School Laptop? Tom The Tech Chap rounds up the Top 5 Best Laptops for Students going back to School, College & University in 2018!  
 

Teachers and Students

Inspiring teacher Wyatt Oroke sat down with Ellen to talk about giving more opportunities to his students – who surprised him all the way from Baltimore, Maryland.

Memphis high school teacher Michael Scruggs' special mantra has been impacting his students' lives for nearly a decade. Ellen invited him to the show to hear more about his wonderful message, and to give him a special surprise! 

Ellen sat down with Akbar Cook, Principal of a Newark, New Jersey high school, who after noticing at-risk students being bullied for dirty clothes, worked hard to install washing machines and dryers so the kids could do laundry. After hearing his story, Ellen teamed up with her friends at Cheerios to help Principal Cook continue to do good and support his "babies" at school. 

Think

The global economy is in crisis. The exponential exhaustion of natural resources, declining productivity, slow growth, rising unemployment, and steep inequality, forces us to rethink our economic models. Where do we go from here? In this feature-length documentary, social and economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin lays out a road map to usher in a new economic system.  

How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure. "The greatest originals are the ones who fail the most, because they're the ones who try the most," Grant says. "You need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones."
 

The Art of Thinking Clearly by author Rolf Dobelli talks about fallacies that make us less effective. 

College and University Campus Tours

WATCH IN HD! Campus tour of the University of Southern California (USC), located in Los Angeles, California roughly 2 miles southwest of Downtown Los Angeles in the University Park District. USC is California's oldest research private university.  I was really impressed with USC's campus. I've always seen pictures of the campus but it was a completely different experience visiting the school especially on Saturday morning college football gameday!  

Each installment of Ben's Tours takes you on a visit to a special place.  This time, celebrate return-to-school season with a campus tour of the University of Notre Dame, founded in South Bend, Indiana in 1842. 

Join our host Rebecca as we take you on a tour of Duke University's Campus. We will be highlighting places on East and West Campus. Enjoy! 

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After years of planning and construction, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture opens its doors on September 24. The new building is home to a massive collection of artifacts showcasing four centuries of African-American life in the United States. Several celebrities, including music legend Quincy Jones, contributed personal treasures to the museum. He gave correspondent Lee Cowan a sneak preview of the new building and its historic collection. 

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One hundred years in the making, the National Museum of African American History and Culture will open on Saturday in Washington. The museum presents history through objects both celebratory and sobering -- showcasing everything from Michael Jackson’s fedora to a pair of shackles discovered aboard a sunken slave ship. Gwen Ifill tours the exhibitions and speaks with the people responsible. 

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Pioneer Elementary teacher Camille Jones was the 2017 Washington State Teacher of the Year. 

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We learn things throughout our entire lives, but we still don’t know everything because we forget a lot of information. Bright Side will tell you about 11 simple memorizing tips that will help you remember everything and improve your memory.  

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Your environment can have a huge amount of influence over your ability to focus on what you're studying and whether or not you'll get distracted when Stephen Colbert walks by with his brand-new robotic spider legs. So today we'll go over 7 ways you can improve your study space.  Check out my study spaces gallery (and submit your own if you want): https://studyspac.es/  My book "10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades" is Free, so check it out if you're interested in improving your grades!

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Does pi ever end? Is infinity a number? What interesting patterns can you find in the times tables? Where is math found in the world around us? Math classrooms should be open spaces for thinking, always. Students should be exposed to the beauty and wonder of mathematics. Should we teach math through worksheets, or wonderings? In his fifteen years of teaching mathematics, Matthew Oldridge has come to see that kids will surprise you with the power of their mathematical thinking, always.