Author: James Smith

Empowering the Teacher Technophobe: Kristin Daniels

Kristin Daniels, Education Technology Consultant Kristin Daniels has worked as a classroom teacher, technology integration specialist and innovation coach, and she is currently an education technology consultant for Technology and Information Educational Services (TIES) in St. Paul, Minn. She is a co-designer and implementor of Flipped PD, a model of professional development that uses digital resources along with a job-embedded coaching model to create personalized professional development for teachers. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video...

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An Inspirational Story of a Primary Teacher

Buy BOOK : The book is a story of a protagonist, Patrick Wilson, a scientist and a sculptor. Through Patrick’s perspective, author raises the issue of Generation Gap. The middle-aged people suffer most from the new socio-cultural changes. Most of the time, their experiences and logical arguments with the young become insignificant. The sense of family is lost somewhere in balancing generation gap. The mystery sets us on the stage from where we are bound to deliver the speech of sanity accepting our insane being. The author has brought a novel perspective to see the life with a bigger...

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Liz Coleman’s Call to Reinvent Liberal Arts Education Bennington president Liz Coleman delivers a call-to-arms for radical reform in higher education. Bucking the trend to push students toward increasingly narrow areas of study, she proposes a truly cross-disciplinary education — one that dynamically combines all areas of study to address the great problems of our day. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing...

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The Education System Is Failing to Produce Highly Skilled Workers: Bill Gates on Economics

In the first decade of the 21st century, several issues are salient in debates over further education reform:[6] Longer school day or school year After-school tutoring Charter schools, school choice, or school vouchers Smaller class sizes[7] Improved teacher quality Improved training Higher credential standards Generally higher pay to attract more qualified applicants Performance bonuses (“merit pay”) Firing low-performing teachers Internet and computer access in schools Track and reduce drop-out rate Track and reduce absenteeism English-only vs. bilingual education Mainstreaming special education students Content of curriculum standards and textbooks Funding, neglected infrastructure, and adequacy of educational supplies Student rights Funding...

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The Best Motivation Video – EXCUSES

Suport my channel – Become Patron SHIRTS AND STUFF: MORE MOTIVATION: Speaker – Tyrese Gibson I do not own any copyrights, all rights go to their respective owners. Video Rating: /...

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