Once Upon a School
Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers shares the story of a movement focused on the betterment of students in local public schools, and how this initiative resulted in the opening of several other centers with the same goal of engaging creatively with kids. He appeals to the audience to take part in this noble venture.

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Dave Eggers: Once Upon a School

February 1, 2008 (over 12 years ago)

Dave Eggers shares the story of a movement focused on the betterment of students in local public schools, and how this initiative resulted in the opening of several other centers with the same goal of engaging creatively with kids. He appeals to the audience to take part in this noble venture.

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Source: TED

Charles Leadbeater: Education Innovation in the Slums

April 1, 2010 (about 10 years ago)

Charles Leadbeater talks about how education should present itself as practical in the slum areas to attract the poor to study.

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Alan Kay: A Powerful Idea About Ideas

March 1, 2007 (over 13 years ago)

In this talk, Alan kay thinks of new and better ways to educate our kids. He shows us how we can use a different perspective and pair it up with technology to teach young children higher levels of science and math. A level of learning that we would not have considered teaching to their age group.

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Source: TED

Sugata Mitra: Sugata Mitra Shows How Kids Teach Themselves

February 1, 2007 (over 13 years ago)

Sugata Mitra started an experiment called "Hole in the Wall" that helped him realize that learning can be achieved through children's collaboration and even without a teacher - just pure initiative and curiosity.

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Ken Robinson: Schools Kill Creativity

February 1, 2006 (over 14 years ago)

Ken Robinson talks of how our modern education systems have put creativity and the arts on the back burner for quite some time.

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Jonathan Drori: What We Think We Know

February 1, 2007 (over 13 years ago)

Jonathan Driori's interesting talk dwells on the common misconceptions we have as adults that stemmed from misinformation from teaching during our early years.

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Ken Robinson: Bring on the Learning Revolution!

February 1, 2010 (over 10 years ago)

Ken Robinson talks about how education should undergo revolution and allow students to grow up and do what they really want to do in their lives.

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Shukla Bose: Teaching One Child at a Time

November 1, 2009 (over 10 years ago)

Education is given much importance by Shukla Bose in her dream of educating children, even if just one at a time.

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Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms

October 1, 2010 (over 9 years ago)

Ken Robinson shows how children are not getting the education they want from the traditional education system that our society imposes.

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Liz Coleman: Call to Reinvent Liberal Arts Education

February 1, 2009 (over 11 years ago)

Liz Coleman talks about how students are losing touch with the human heart as technology requires the neutrality and the unbiased thinking for technical mastery.

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