What Libraries Mean To The Nation
Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt talks to the District of Columbia Library Association about the library needs of urban and rural areas, needs which could be said to be poles apart.

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Eleanor Roosevelt: What Libraries Mean To The Nation

April 1, 1936 (over 78 years ago)

Eleanor Roosevelt talks to the District of Columbia Library Association about the library needs of urban and rural areas, needs which could be said to be poles apart.

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Patricia Ryan: Don't Insist on English!

December 1, 2010 (almost 4 years ago)

Patricia Ryan is against using English as a barrier for education. She advocates the preservation of languages at the same time not witholding her support for the use of English as the global language.

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Source: TED

Bill Gates: How State Budgets are Breaking US Schools

March 1, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Bill Gates talks about how the US government is applying budget cuts that will affect education and America's whole future.

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Diana Laufenberg: How to Learn From Mistakes

November 1, 2010 (almost 4 years ago)

Diana Laufenberg talks about the changes in education that have gone through the years through the advent of experiential learning.

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Source: TED

Sugata Mitra: The Child-Driven Education

July 1, 2010 (about 4 years ago)

Sugata Mitra organized an educationa system that virtually needs no teacher through the use of the internet, probing questions and mediators.

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Source: TED

Fields Wicker-Miurin: Fields Wicker-Miurin: Learning from Leadership's "Missing Manual"

September 1, 2009 (about 5 years ago)

Social entrepreneur Fields Wicker-Miurin talks about the people who have inspired and convinced her of the need to search out and develop new models of leadership.

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Source: TED

Gever Tulley: Schools Teaching Life Lessons Through Tinkering

February 1, 2009 (over 5 years ago)

In this fun talk, Gever Tulley tells us about teaching life lessons through tinkering. He shows us the Tinkering school and what is being taught in it. He shares pictures which depict building, creativity, and fun. And from this, so many amazing things can happen.

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Source: TED

Cameron Herold: Let's Raise Kids to be Entrepreneurs

March 1, 2010 (over 4 years ago)

In this talk, Cameron Herold encourages us to nurture the entrepreneur in our kids. He states that Entrepreneurship should be at par with the other professions. He teaches us how entrepreneurs think and how to train children to become the next business innovators.

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Source: TED

Conrad Wolfram: Conrad Wolfram: Teaching Kids Real Math with Computers

July 1, 2010 (about 4 years ago)

Technologist Conrad Wolfram talks about how information technology can give math the real-life relevance that fewer and fewer students now see it to have.

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Arthur Benjamin: Formula for Changing Math Education

February 1, 2009 (over 5 years ago)

Arthur Benjamin believes that the practicality of statistics should be the pinnacle of the study of mathematics rather than calculus.

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