Category: education

Einsteins from Anywhere

An estimated 250 million children around the world cannot read, write, or demonstrate basic arithmetic skills. Many of these children are in developing countries without regular access to quality schools or teachers. While programs exist to build schools and train teachers, traditional models of education are not able to scale fast enough to meet demand. We simply cannot build enough schools or train enough teachers to meet the need. Continue reading

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The Back End of Innovation alights there for real this year, from October 6-8.  As the conference chair (full disclosure) I fought for this choice because I wanted to help plunge the heavy-lifter innovation crowd into an EXPERIENCE of innovation — implemented. Continue reading

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Innovation, as a word, has no real meaning anymore. For some organizations it is a lofty goal, for others a marketing plan, and still for others a new IT platform. Yet, real innovations – categorized as Disruptive or Breakthrough – change the world they inherited. Continue reading

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Tom Vander Ark

In the near future, in cities and across networks that lead the shift, we could see a significant improvement in career readiness and economic participation.
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Young Man Smiling

Using these tools make the application more game like, more fun and more like a journey with rewards along the way. Continue reading

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Don Wettrick is on a mission: revolutionizing the world of education by training the next generation of innovators. Continue reading

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Back to school

Fresh educational technology startups are being promoted by the day, but not all of them deserve your attention. Here are are seven that can really level up students’ and teachers’ productiveness. Continue reading

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