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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Khan Academy is On-Demand Learning

Sal Khan makes a case for self directed learning in this clip through GOOD Education. His straight-forward story makes clear the value of putting students in the driver’s seat of their own learning experiences.

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Local and Organic Radio

Click the image to listen to the Farm Talk podcast series, which follows Eric’s developing relationship with local, organic food in the GTA. In this episode, he learns why they say that the early bird gets the worm, and why the patient … Continue reading

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I Want the Kind that Used to be the Only Kind

Barry Schwartz explains why more choice results in 1) analysis paralysis, and 2) more opportunity for buyer’s remorse. Also he’s pretty funny in his delivery.

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Innovation in Education: A Foundation Report

Here’s a link to a report on Optimizing Financial Support for Innovation in Education. In part, I’m posting this because I’d really like to read this report and am not quite sure when I’ll get the time. If you’ve got … Continue reading

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New York Times: Pictures & Sounds

I really enjoyed this 3 minute photo and audio story of New York City Steelworkers. I have hope that in time I can share similar sorts of stories, told in my own particular way.  

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