We haven’t changed much

The remains of the past have long fascinated the thinking men and women of the present, for a very good reason. The period of cultural history known as the Renaissance, which began in Italy in roughly the 14th century and catalyzed fresh thoughts throughout the rest of Europe through the 17th century, largely took its …

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Human Ingenuity and the Future of Education

If you haven't yet had the chance to listen to education scientist Sugata Mitra talk about his "Hole in the Wall" experiments, you're in for a treat. If you have, you'll no doubt find this presentation filmed at TedGlobal 2010 to be chock-full of implications. How information is stored has a tremendous shaping influence on …

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Bring on the Learning Revolution!

We live in an era of momentous change.  The industrial revolution feathered out and the information revolution feathered in over the course of the last century and the world is a different place. The digital revolution is transforming every aspect of our lives and economic activity is becoming more and more virtual.  This massive shift …

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