LEARNING

Re-Inventing Education

AEI's Andy Smarick interviews David Osborne, author of the new book "Reinventing America's Schools". A quarter-century ago, Osborne co-authored "Reinventing Government", the path-breaking, best-selling book on reimagining how the government carries out some of its key responsibilities. "Reinventing America's Schools" uses those lessons to explain the dramatic education changes taking place in a number of US cities. 

Having joined Duke Ellington School of the Arts as CEO in January of 2006, Mr. Pullens has brought extraordinary vision, a greater sense of community, and unwavering enthusiasm to the school. A writer, producer, and script-editor before entering the world of education Mr. Pullens' career has taken him from Hollywood to the Los Angeles Arts Academy to Nashville Schools to an entertainment company and, most recently, the Denver School of the Arts (DSA). 

7 STUDENT"S GADGETS FOR COLLEGE   TECHNOLOGY , gadgets , software to help in Study and documentation in college or in office.  

Teachers and Students

Why do some classrooms look the same now as they did 70 years ago? In this passionate talk, second grade teacher Kayla Delzer speaks about her mission to revitalize learning and the classroom environment. Kayla explains how to release the power in the classroom by giving students ownership of their learning. Breaking down the four walls of the classroom allows her students to become globally connected - and you won’t believe the endeavors her students conquer by embracing purposeful technology. 

We asked the students of Madison Public Schools what they expect from teachers... 

The #1 question I get from teachers is "What classroom management strategies do you use?" So  here are some of my daily practices to make sure your classroom runs smoothly. I also threw in a few weird ones just to get your creativity going.  

Think

Scrolling through our social media feeds feels like a harmless part of daily life. Is it actually as harmless at seems? According to social media expert Bailey Parnell, our growing and unchecked obsession with social media has unintended long term consequences on our mental health. As social media continues to become part of the fabric of modern life – the “digital layer” – abstinence is becoming less of an option. Bailey thinks it's time we learn to practice safe social before it’s too late. 

Dr. Artika Tyner, is a guest on "It's a Woman's World" focused on prison phone justice and the school to prison pipeline.

Author Angela Duckworth visited Google's office in NYC to discuss her book, "Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance" with Ben Fried, Google's CIO and Site Lead in NYC.   In GRIT, Angela Duckworth explores the science of why some people succeed and others fail, and why talent alone doesn’t guarantee success. She shows us that perseverance and passion matter at least as much as talent and intelligence.

College and University Campus Tours

Cornell University: Glorious To View celebrates what makes Cornell University so special—its campus beauty, breadth and depth of academics, spirit of inclusiveness, and commitment to serving the public good.  From its inception, Cornell has aspired to be elite and egalitarian. As founder Ezra Cornell said, “I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study.” 

UNLV is a "place of infinite possibilities," and our students, faculty, and staff talk about what they love about being on campus. 

Campus tour of Northwestern University located in Evanston, Illinois 12 miles north of Chicago. Very prestigious university with a unique campus along the shores of Lake Michigan. The campus is a good mix of traditional university Gothic and modern architecture. I like how the majority of the buildings are light colored and gives the campus a sense of cohesion. Beautiful views of Lake Michigan and Downtown Chicago from Lakefill. I'm so mad that I missed Fisk Hall home of the famous Medill.

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This KSPS documentary explores the fascinating science behind brain development and early learning.  The brain develops most rapidly in the first three years of life, and now with new imaging technology scientists can actually watch the brain of a young child in action: how it grows, acts and reacts.  What they're learning is changing the way we view Early Learning. 

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https://patreon.com/freeschool - Help support more content like this! Here is an in-depth introduction to the Solar System and the planets that are in it. From the sun to why poor Pluto is no longer considered a planet, come along for a ride across the Solar System and learn a ton of cool facts about Solar System! FreeSchool is great for kids! 

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Filmed over 13 years, this short film presents a coming-of-age story of an African-American boy who attends an elite Manhattan prep school. 

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Quantum mechanics (QM -- also known as quantum physics, or quantum theory) is a branch of physics which deals with physical phenomena at nanoscopic scales where the action is on the order of the Planck constant. It departs from classical mechanics primarily at the quantum realm of atomic and subatomic length scales. Quantum mechanics provides a mathematical description of much of the dual particle-like and wave-like behavior and interactions of energy and matter.  

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Emotions (the hidden messages) is an educational documentary film about the hidden messages in unpleasant emotions we experience on a day to day basis. The film will help you understand your emotions better by becoming emotionally intelligent and use unpleasant emotions like anger, depression, resentment, fear, envy etc. as a tool for personal improvement and growth.  

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Sixty years ago today, nine black students entered an all-white high school in Little Rock, Arkansas. The new documentary "Teach Us All" honors the Little Rock Nine. It explores how educational inequality still plagues the U.S. six decades later. Bianna Golodryga spoke to director Sonia Lowman and backer Ava DuVernay about the film.