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Leverage Learning Not Teaching–A Reflection on Sugata Mitra’s Emergent Pedagogy

“Learning and teaching are not symmetrical. They are not flip sides of the same coin…The working assumption is this: Solve teaching and you will get learning.” -Sugata Mitra, Beyond the Hole in the Wall: Discover the Power of Self-Organized Learning What if the majority of our systems and methods in education are not needed? What … Continue reading

Helpful or Harmful? TED’s Intention for “The Classroom” at TED2012

TED, the organization that brings the world “ideas worth spreading” in ultra sticky 18-minute or less presentations from the well-known to the obscure is curating a session for TED2012: Full Spectrum called “The Classroom” When TED announced their search for “rock star” teachers I had some particular reactions to their call to action and have … Continue reading

Back to their future – together!

This was part of my speech on August 7 at Portland, Oregon during the 8th Annual AERO Conference — Transforming Education & Our World and was originally posted at the TEDxKids@BC website. I hope you will enjoy the video I made for the occasion — bear in mind that this was my first attempt at video editing! ;-) I … Continue reading

TEDxSchools?

On October 10, 2010, TEDxDirigo, Maine’s first TEDx event successfully launched. I had the honor of being at the rudder of this ship, steering it from inception to the after-party. The event was successful in its aims: inspire leaders and change-makers with the brilliance and innovation of Mainers through the TED Talk format. I learned a tremendous … Continue reading

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