Articles on the Future of Education
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Fair warning: This article will piss off a lot of you. I can say that with confidence because it’s about Peter Thiel.
My friends, my followers on Twitter , and people who’ve read my previous posts know that I have a very strong opinion about education: that it is absolutely necessary in order for you to build a foundation for success.
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Home » Education , Social Media Written by Grace 2 August 2011 10 Comments Unless you've been living under a rock the last month, undoubtedly you've heard of the new social networking site everyone has been raving about: Google+ .
At the first-ever Venture Capital in Education Summit, at the end of May, Peter Campbell of private equity firm Generation Partners told the crowd, "A theme you hear from the President is that in the next 12 years, we have to retake our primacy as the most educated nation on earth. As an investor, that's the kind of trend you want to align yourself with." Dozens of investors in attendance seemed to agree. Here are five for-profit education startups that are attracting attention.
FULL marks to Apple for devising ways to improve how science, mathematics and other topics are taught in primary and secondary schools across America. The company's “Reinventing Textbooks” event last week showed how effectively Apple's popular iPad tablet computer can replace the stack of tedious, and invariably outdated, textbooks that school children have to lug around these days (see “ A textbook manoeuvre ”, January 19th 2012).
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A school’s perimeters are no longer the only place students learn. Kids are learning about the world from their homes, from the community, and anywhere it’s available to them. Here’s a look at trends in the future of learning environments.
What we as adults experienced in school, as educators and students, will bear little resemblance to what lies ahead. Here’s a look at current trends, their implications, and changes to watch for.
This week, we feature the most popular posts of the year on MindShift. In today’s dynamic classrooms, the teaching and learning process is becoming more nuanced, more seamless, and it flows back and forth from students to teachers. Here’s a look at current trends in teaching and learning, their implications, and changes to watch for.