Day: June 12, 2017

Lawrence Krauss: Teaching Creationism Is Child Abuse

The last thing we want to do is water down the teaching of biology because some people don’t recognize that evolution happened. Transcript — It amazes me that people have pre-existing notions that defy the evidence of reality. But that they hold onto them so dearly. And one of them is the notion of creationism, or. in fact, Senator Marco Rubio, who’s presumably a reasonably intelligent man and maybe even educated, was asked what’s the age of the Earth, and ultimately, either because he actually believed it or he was trying to appeal to some constituency, had to argue...

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Why Future Trends in Higher Education Demand Unlearning Today

In the past 100 years, the world has witnessed a startling amount of change—everything from mass industrialization and globalization to space flight and longer life expectancies. Experts are now predicting society will witness a comparable amount of change within the next two decades. In this fast-paced, informative, and entertaining presentation, renowned global futurist Jack Uldrich will provide an insightful overview of how a number of technological trends—information technology, mobile web communications, massive open online courses (MOOCs), social networking, artificial intelligence, wearable technology, business analytics (“Big Data”), the “Internet of Things,” and gaming dynamics—are fueling significant change within the field...

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Trust Online Education?

JOIN SILICON DISCOURSE and Ask UNLIMITED Questions: https://www.SiliconDiscourse.com Hey Eli James_S here. What are your thoughts on programmers turning into instructors without any formal teaching? I have been using several online sites to learn programming languages. Some of these sites are from people that have not had any formal schooling in computer science or are self taught. Most of these sites answers can be googled, found on YouTube or are left to peer groups to assist with answering questions. I was wondering does these sites gave a false since of learning to those that use them, especially when all...

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What Does Education Mean to You? | UNICEF

Children around the world share the same desire to go to school. Yet, millions lack the opportunity to do so. Although more children are in school and learning than ever before, nearly 58 million children of primary school age are still out of school. Let’s make sure #EVERYchild has a fair chance to learn: http://uni.cf/1K4UmoW Music by Richard Schrieber ______________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here...

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