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There is life after academia. Mycelium Rising on StartSomeGood, a crowdfunding platform for non-profits, social entrepreneurs and changemakers. We're creating & delivering educational programs that are powerful, scalable and we believe, game changing.

Mycelium Rising on StartSomeGood, a crowdfunding platform for non-profits, social entrepreneurs and changemakers

Mycelium just completed a successful pilot program: The Mycelium Learning Journey. This intergenerational program is for people dedicated to making a difference in the world who need a little bit of structure and support to bring their visions to life. The model is simple, transferable and readily scalable. We began with adult-learning and are now poised to expand the Learning Journey pattern into schools, businesses, communities, conferences and elsewhere.

Our next step is to develop a facilitator training program to build the capacities for more people to host transformative learning experiences across all sectors. Mycelium Rising on StartSomeGood, a crowdfunding platform for non-profits, social entrepreneurs and changemakers. Mycelium Rising on StartSomeGood, a crowdfunding platform for non-profits, social entrepreneurs and changemakers. We're creating & delivering educational programs that are powerful, scalable and we believe, game changing.

Mycelium Rising on StartSomeGood, a crowdfunding platform for non-profits, social entrepreneurs and changemakers

Mycelium just completed a successful pilot program: The Mycelium Learning Journey. This intergenerational program is for people dedicated to making a difference in the world who need a little bit of structure and support to bring their visions to life. The model is simple, transferable and readily scalable. We began with adult-learning and are now poised to expand the Learning Journey pattern into schools, businesses, communities, conferences and elsewhere.

Our next step is to develop a facilitator training program to build the capacities for more people to host transformative learning experiences across all sectors. What I learned as the worst student in the class. When professors teach, they teach what they love.

What I learned as the worst student in the class

What they are experts in. What it is easy for them to learn. 14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools. Share This With All the Schools, Please. A few weeks ago, I went into Chase’s class for tutoring.

Share This With All the Schools, Please

Engaging Students in Learning - David Helfand. How a 574-year-old school is preparing for a world without classrooms. What does a nearly six-century-old private school that charges $54,000 a year in tuition do when confronted with start-ups with bright ideas about how education should work?

How a 574-year-old school is preparing for a world without classrooms

If you’re Eton College, alma mater to much of the British establishment including the serving prime minister and the mayor of London, you work with them. Along with Oxford University’s Said Business School, Eton College—a high school for boys between the ages of 13 and 18—has partnered with Emerge Venture Lab, a London-based accelerator, to support educational technology, or “edtech,” start-ups. The first cohort of six start-ups will start the program in London with a party on Jan. 17. Eton will not provide financial support or take equity (though it does not rule that out), but its teachers will help guide the start-ups in the program and may also try the new products with their students.

Even the oldest institutions must serve modern needs. Announcing the Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund. Today, Mozilla is launching a fund to support innovators in Kansas City and Chattanooga.

Announcing the Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund

Join the community and help us build the future. Creating a bigger surface area for the mind Next gen communication and information technologies create new opportunities for everyone in our communities. Using Feedback Loops To Move From Collaboration To Collective Impact. Science shoudn't Be a Luxury;knowledge shouldn't e a commodity. Hello there!

Science shoudn't Be a Luxury;knowledge shouldn't e a commodity

If you enjoy the content on The Student Blog, consider subscribing for future posts via email or RSS feed. Five years ago, I competed in my very first science fair. At the time, I was a tiny 6th grader, who was still trying to learn the difference between independent and dependent variables but I was absolutely fascinated by the scientific method. Harvard Business School Case Study - Gender Equity. Social Good Summit NY-English on Livestream.

The Myth and the Millennialism of "Disruptive Innovation" Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.Surely some revelation is at hand; Surely the Second Coming is at hand.

The Myth and the Millennialism of "Disruptive Innovation"

The Second Coming! EdTech Index. EdTech Index. Want to Teach Youth About Small Business? Have them Run One. 1,000 Mentors for Students: Build a Greater City of Angels. Permission to Play: Let's Make Fixing Things Cool Again. We educate change makers - Knowmads.

Sunfeed Superstreams : Education Exploded. If you’ve ever seen grainy old sports footage—for example, a boxing match from the late 1800s, a Princeton/Yale game from 1903, or Babe Ruth’s famous home run from 1932—you probably noticed something: how different the game looks, compared to its modern counterpart. The equipment looks too clunky, the uniforms impossibly baggy. Even the bodies of the players look weirdly out of shape. Why is that? Behind the Massive Open Online Courses #MOOC (with image) · xdurana. Authenticity Is The New Bullshit. [My latest e-book, “Authenticity Is The New Bulls**t”, is now available for free.

Authenticity Is The New Bullshit

You can read the first part here below, or download the whole thing in PDF by signing up to the gapingvoid newsletter in the field below. N.B. If you're already a subscriber, just enter your email address again etc.] An Open Letter to Education Technology Entrepreneurs. I have gained a new appreciation for teachers in my role as the Library Media Teacher at my school.

An Open Letter to Education Technology Entrepreneurs

My primary responsibility is to help support teachers with the integration of technology. On several occasions I have been blown away by the high level tolerance teachers have for technology malfunctions. It makes me wonder how many teachers right now are suffering from technology woes in silence. I have had several teachers lose valuable time trying to figure out how to use poorly designed, or complicated applications. Some have come to me angry and heart-broken from having lost grades, and or content created for their classes. Poor Students Struggle as Class Plays a Greater Role in Success. By Kassie Bracken The Diploma Divide: Angelica Gonzales graduated at the top of her high school class and headed off to one of the nation’s top universities. Four years later she is back home, without a degree. Michael Stravato for The New York Times Melissa O'Neal is in her fifth year at Texas State University, San Marcos.

Cheating the Impossible: Wire-Walker Philippe Petit on Education, Creativity, and Patience. How Do We Get Students Ready For the Jobs of the Future? This story is the second in a six part editorial series exploring the balance between student learning and job skills. An Open Letter to President Obama from Bill Ayers. Dear President Obama: Congratulations! Less than 4% of students in an MIT online course passed the final. Why investors in education are throwing their money away.

Browse Library. Venture capital and education: a visual history of the past decade (infographic) Last month super-angel Dave McClure told me that one of his hottest areas of investment was education. McClure and 500 Startups are mostly investing in informal education, but all of education is ripe for disruption, as Codecademy, Khan Academy, and MIT OpenCourseware are teaching us.

Boundless, the free educational content company, looked at the last 10 years of venture capital investment in education. Overall, it’s not a great track record, with education taking only three percent of VC investment in the past decade, even though the sector is 5.5 percent of the economy. And the total investment has only been $2.8 billion — less than half of what was invested in biotech in 2011 alone. Unishared: Revolution in Online Education Beyond Coursera, Edx, and Udacity. Unsure robots make better teachers than know-alls - tech - 08 September 2012. By Douglas Heaven THE best way to learn is to teach. That old maxim has been put to the test by a classroom robot that helps Japanese children learn English. Smart Class 2025: A philosophy based on 'learning by doing' Typical Tuesday with Weezie Yancey-Siegel. International Futures Forum. 21st Century Education: Matthew Abrams at TEDxNewHaven. TEDxRamallah Munir Fasheh منير فاشه Occupation of knowledge الاحتلال المعرفي.

School of Open Virtual Sprint: How you can participate. The White Man's Last Burden. Map of Alternative Education Initiatives and Institutions. Online education startups: a field guide. Online education is on a tear. Every few weeks or so, it seems like yet another startup offering online classes announces a multimillion dollar funding round. This week, San Francisco-based UniversityNow, which provides affordable higher education degrees online, said it raised $17.3 million. In the past three months, at least seven online course startups have launched or announced funding. How can we equip young people with the skills, information and opportunities to succeed in the world of work? - Concepting. Anne Murphy Paul: Why Floundering Makes Learning Better. What Country Has the Best Higher Education System? - Education. The United States' higher education system is commonly considered the best in the world, and a new study concludes that's true. Universitas 21, a global network of research universities, recently released its official rankings based on the results of a year-long study.

Facebook Meets College Apps with Mission Admission. 9 Essential Skills Kids Should Learn, by Leo Babauta. We Know How to End Bullying in Schools—So Why Don't We Do It? - Education. Find and Create Online Courses. University of the People – The world’s first tuition-free online university.

Innov8. 10 Australian social media influencers in higher education. Summit 2011: NewSchools Venture Fund. About SCIL – Sydney Centre for Innovation in Learning. Home Page. Reggio Emilia approach. Georg Engeli - Capacitating. Hackons l’école ! Live Chat on How Brain Science Will Change Education - Home. Class of One. Live Chat on How Brain Science Will Change Education - Home. Entrepreneur Center: NewSchools Venture Fund. Hackons l’école ! The Challenge of Open and Decentered Learning and Knowledge Creation. The Harlem Project.