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Geoff Mulgan: A short intro to the Studio School

Geoff Mulgan: A short intro to the Studio School

Kill Math Bret Victor / April 11, 2011 The power to understand and predict the quantities of the world should not be restricted to those with a freakish knack for manipulating abstract symbols. When most people speak of Math, what they have in mind is more its mechanism than its essence. This "Math" consists of assigning meaning to a set of symbols, blindly shuffling around these symbols according to arcane rules, and then interpreting a meaning from the shuffled result. The process is not unlike casting lots. This mechanism of math evolved for a reason: it was the most efficient means of modeling quantitative systems given the constraints of pencil and paper. We are no longer constrained by pencil and paper. Project Kill Math is my umbrella project for techniques that enable people to model and solve meaningful problems of quantity using concrete representations and intuition-guided exploration. Someday there will be an introductory essay on this page, and it will move you to tears. Kitchen Math

National College online network On 1 April, the National College merged with the Teaching Agency to become the National College for Teaching and Leadership. The new agency has two key aims: improving the quality of the workforce; and helping schools to help each other to improve. Find out more about the new agency. We can help you to develop as a leader and achieve your career goals. Whether you're taking on your first leadership role or are an experienced and successful school or children's centre leader, we have something for you. We also offer professional development for chairs of governors and school business managers. Professional development opportunities One of the most powerful ways of achieving improvement is through collaboration and we offer many opportunities for school and early years leaders to provide and receive support. Find out about becoming a teaching school or being designated as a national, local or specialist leader of education. Support for schools and early years

Voie Royale Education World Forum 2013, London UniShared Michael Gove speech at the BETT Show 2012 Accessible Media Player by Nomensa The timeline slider below uses WAI ARIA. Please use the documentation for your screen reader to find out more. Thank you very much, Dominic, for that kind introduction. I’m delighted to be here at BETT today. And I have to start by congratulating all the companies in this Hall. British companies are world-leaders in the field of educational technology, and going from strength to strength - the members of Besa, for example, increased exports by 12% in 2010. Promethean, which makes interactive whiteboards and educational software, signed a memorandum of collaboration with the Mexican Ministry of Education last June to work in primary and secondary education throughout Mexico. These are just a few of the hugely impressive achievements of British companies - and there are many more all around us. How technology has changed the world, and the workplace All around us, the world has changed in previously unimaginable and impossible ways. Three points immediately:

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