Youngstown, U.S.A. Skills for Future Jobs. Crafting collaborative places. School designs from around the globe My journey for understanding the transactional relationship between the learner and the learning environment began when I walked into a first and second grade public school as a teacher’s assistant in East Harlem, New York City.
This classroom was different from anything I had ever experienced; for, it was not a room with rows of seats facing a blackboard, rather it had been organised with a variety of activity settings (Tharp & Gallimore, 1997). These settings were defined zones where learners were engaged with others as they read, constructed objects, painted, built with blocks, explored the world of science, or were involved in dramatic play.
Given that these activity settings were located along the perimeter of the room, the centre became what I call the 'spaces-in-between'. The Limits of Communication by Jodi Dean. Political theorist Jodi Dean probes the contradictions and traps of nonstop information.
Image courtesy of Noah Rabinowitz. Beyond capitalism and socialism: could a new economic approach save the planet? To avoid social, environmental and economic collapse, the world needs to move beyond the standard choices of capitalism or socialism.
That’s the conclusion of a new report released Wednesday by US think tank Capital Institute. 32 Websites That Will Make You a Genius. You just need the passion to become smarter.
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Unemployment is non-existent in Marinaleda, an Andalusian village in southern Spain that is prosperous thanks to its farming cooperative. 17 Rare Images Tell the Real Story of Women in Tech. This sponsored post is the third story in our "History Begins Here" series — spotlighting young women who are are helping set a new course for our generation.
Tech isn’t a male dominated field, in many respects. Women are responsible for some of the core innovations that drive the Internet today. It’s increasingly important to remember as we read the disquieting stats about the industry. Diversity seeds creativity and it’s possible that women approach the development of tech in slightly different ways that, when combined with others’, helps produce a more powerful Internet.
It’s why having more women in tech, and recognizing and celebrating their accomplishments that began over a century ago and continue today, is vital to producing a more powerful future. Eye Opening Images Of One Of America's Hippy Communes. In the 1960’s and 1970’s, a group women who were discontent with society and men who, upon returning form the Vietnam War, were unwelcome guests in their own country, decided to do something about their dissatisfaction.
It probably sounds familiar: lots of college students and no good jobs, no equal rights in society, and raging segregation and inequality. These problems birthed the hippie movement, and along with that movement came communes. Communes were basically living spaces and villages where like-minded people lived a more agrarian lifestyle away from the madness that was the United States of America. Globalization. 10 Films Every Human Rights Advocate Should Watch. The 25th edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival is set to launch next month, bringing 11 days worth of visual storytelling to theaters in New York City.
Centered around five themes -- Armed Conflict and the Arab Spring; Human Rights Defenders, Icons and Villains; LGBT Rights; Migrants’ Rights; and Women’s Rights and Children’s Rights -- the festival will pay homage to justice advocates and icons across the world. The festival began over two decades ago, as a series of films shown in a small NYC theater, but has since grown to accommodate over 100,000 viewers in 20 cities around the globe. According to the HRW, the festival's programming committee screens more than 500 films and videos to create the final program.
This year, the event will host 20 documentaries and two fiction films, including 16 features by women. Holistic. A. S. Neill - Founder of Summerhill School - 1964. 25+ apps that the TED staff swears make their everyday lives easier. At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs — and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, writing/designing and running a full-scale conference twice a year.
We asked the TED staff what apps they can’t live without. And beyond the classics—Instagram, Google Maps, Spotify, Uber, Seamless—we found some great apps that might help you too. (A star denotes that the app is free, or at least has a free version.) For random life stuff… Dark SkyA weather app with startling accuracy, its interface tells you things like: “Light rain starting in 22 minutes.” *SunriseLike your Google Calendar with key improvements, several staffers swear by this app. *KeyMeCommunications manager Samantha Kelly was excited to download this app, as she recently got locked out of her apartment. Debunking the Myth of the 10,000-Hours Rule: What It Actually Takes to Reach Genius-Level Excellence. By Maria Popova. What I've Learned About Venture Funding. VC funding. Eros And Civilization (A Love Story) - Final Cut.
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"I want to ask how far can we go? " said George, a professor of radio frequency engineering, who among other projects works on the Square Kilometre Array, the largest radio telescope in the world. Ellenwillss. How To Be a Polymath. Rebels on the edges. 32 Brilliant Illustrations That Show What's Wrong With Society Today. Fabric Crafts. Lessons Worth Sharing.
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