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Stop Requiring College Degrees - Andrew McAfee. By Andrew McAfee | 7:00 AM February 26, 2013 If you’re an employer, there are lots of signals about a young person’s suitability for the job you’re offering.

Stop Requiring College Degrees - Andrew McAfee

If you’re looking for someone who can write, do they have a blog, or are they a prolific Wikipedia editor? For programmers, what are their TopCoder or GitHub scores? For salespeople, what have they sold before? Bertrand Russell’s 10 Commandments for Teachers. Do not feel absolutely certain of anything.Do not think it worth while to proceed by concealing evidence, for the evidence is sure to come to light.

Bertrand Russell’s 10 Commandments for Teachers

The future of teaching: Difference engine: Let the games begin. Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (HQ) Skip the use "Ghost" (Clip officiel) Connected Learning: Reimagining the Experience of Education in the Information Age. (8) THE END OF TEACHING by @agalorda. RSA Animate - The Empathic Civilisation. Conjoncture : Une troisième révolution industrielle est en vue. Etudiante, je hais les partiels, marathon des nerfs pour perroquets. Rapport sur les examens. What You (Really) Need to Know. Can Technology Transform Education Before It’s Too Late? Editor’s Note: This guest post was written by Prerna Gupta, who is CEO of Khush (now part of Smule), whose music apps, like Songify and LaDiDa, have been used to create over 125 million songs worldwide.

Can Technology Transform Education Before It’s Too Late?

You can follow her @prernagupta. As technology continues its march toward the Singularity, transforming the way we work, socialize and play at an increasing rate, there is one very important aspect of American society that lags behind: education. Many in Silicon Valley have strong opinions on how education should be improved, perhaps most notably Peter Thiel, who believes we are in a higher education bubble and should be encouraging kids to skip college and pursue entrepreneurship instead.

I agree that Americans are placing too much emphasis on higher education, but I think the debate over Thiel’s statements misses a much deeper point. Will We Need Teachers Or Algorithms? Editor’s note: This is Part III of a guest post written by legendary Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla, the founder of Khosla Ventures.

Will We Need Teachers Or Algorithms?

In Part I, he laid the groundwork by describing how artificial intelligence is a combination of human and computer capabilities In Part II, he discussed how software and mobile technologies can augment and even replace doctors. Now, in Part III, he talks about how technology will sweep through education. In my last post, I argued that software will take over many of the tasks doctors do today. And what of education? Enrayer la Machine à trier - La machine à trier. College Students: rEDesignMyEdu. The effects of school quality on long-term health. Volume 30, Issue 6, December 2011, Pages 1320–1333 Special Issue: Economic Returns to Education Edited By Colm Harmon and Matt Dickson.

The effects of school quality on long-term health

American RadioWorks. By Emily Hanford College students spend a lot of time listening to lectures.

American RadioWorks

But research shows there are better ways to learn. And experts say students need to learn better because the 21st century economy demands more well-educated workers. The Problem with Lecturing. Back in the late 1970s a colleague came to David Hestenes with a problem.

The Problem with Lecturing

The two of them were physics professors at Arizona State University. Hestenes was teaching mostly graduate students, but his colleague was teaching introductory physics, and the students in his classes were not doing well. Semester after semester, the class average on his exams never got above about 40 percent. Rethinking the Way College Students Are Taught. It's a typical scene: a few minutes before 11:00 on a Tuesday morning and about 200 sleepy-looking college students are taking their seats in a large lecture hall - chatting, laughing, calling out to each other across the aisles. Class begins with a big "shhhh" from the instructor. This is an introductory chemistry class at a state university. For the next hour and 15 minutes, the instructor will lecture and the students will take notes.

By the end of class, the three large blackboards at the front of the room will be covered with equations and formulas. Students in this class say the instructor is one of the best lecturers in the department. From Questions to Concepts: Interactive Teaching in Physics. Let Kids Rule the School. Will Dropouts Save America? Eight Reasons Startup Incubators Are Better Than Business School. TED-ED - TED-ED Front Page. Les enjeux moraux et sociaux des droits d'entrée dans les Universités avec Yves Lichtenberge - Idées. TEDxLondon presents the Education Revolution. David Rowan Editor of Wired magazine You've seen the extraordinary TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson, on how to repair our education system to boost creativity (what?

TEDxLondon presents the Education Revolution

Insights From the 21st Century Talent Sessions Ashoka. Les bouleversements de la pensée algorithmique ! Educational technology: The evolution of classroom technology. We are living in a digital age.

Educational technology: The evolution of classroom technology

The Internet and mobile devices have altered the education landscape to the extent that teens are even including text slang—OMG! —in their school work. Flash spécial : Le rapport Fourgous pour faire entrer l'Ecole dans son siècle. TEDxManhattanBeach - Thomas Suarez - iPhone Application Developer. . .and 6th Grader. Mythes et réalités de la génération Y. La Génération Y : des pilotes de course qui doivent passer leur permis. News: Technologically Illiterate Students. ORLANDO -- Say you are an employer evaluating college students for a job. Perusing one candidate’s Facebook profile, you notice the student belongs to a group called “I Pee My Pants When I’m Drunk.”

What is your first thought? A propos du blog. Schumpeter: Angst for the educated. The University of Wherever. Cern residency programme unites artists and physicists. Cern has launched a programme that aims to bring together artists and physicists at its laboratory near Geneva.

Cern residency programme unites artists and physicists

Collide@Cern -- which falls into a wider Cern policy for engaging with the arts called Great Arts for Great Science -- is a three-month residency programme for artists to be mentored by leading scientists, supported by a stipend of €10,000. The head of Cern's arts programme, Ariane Koek, said: "The arts touch the parts that science alone cannot reach and vice versa. Collide@Cern gives Cern, artists and scientists the opportunity to engage in creative collisions that can occur when these two areas of human creativity and ingenuity come together. " Éducation nouvelle. The Macroscope: Chap. 6. This is chapter 6 of the "The Macroscope" by Joël de Rosnay Our education remains hopelessly analytical, centered on a few disciplines, like a puzzle whose pieces overlap rather than fit together.

It is an education that prepares us neither for the global approach to complex problems nor for the interplay between them. Nevertheless the present generation of eighteen- to twenty-five-year-olds itself poses problems globally. Vidéos. More pedagogic change in 10 years than last 1000 years – all driven by 10 technology innovations.