educator ted talks
The Power of believing you can improve
Watch Carol Dweck talk about her research area of “growth mindset." This is the idea that we can grow our brain's growth to learn and to solve problems. She will describe two ways to think: Are you not smart enough to solve it … or have you just not solved it yet? As an educator how can you influence your students to have a growth mindset?
Do schools kill creativity
Sir Ken Robinson is entertaining and moving. He makes a strong case for creating an education system that nurtures creativity. We are born as creative beings and then grow out of it. Is it more important to be a good student or to foster creativity and innovation?
Changing education paradigms
Sir Ken Robinson talks about rising drop-out rates, decrease in arts, and ADHD. Sir Robinson argues our public education system was formed to educate masses while training the next generation of workers during the rise of Industrialization. Conformity is valued for student success, accreditation and funding.
every kid needs a champion
Rita Pierson, an educator with 40 years of experience preaches to be a champion to your kids and help them to be better. She indicates that one of the most important things she learned is human connection builds relationships with students.
Build a school in the cloud
Sugata Mitra wishes to design the future of learning by supporting children all over the world tap into their sense of wonder, to build a school in the cloud by connecting with information and mentoring online. To also create a child driven learning environment.