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Tagged with “future” (4) activity chart

  1. What Technology Wants

    Kevin Kelly, former executive editor of Wired magazine, discusses his brand-new view of technology, and explains how technology can give our lives greater meaning. In What Technology Wants he suggests that technology is a living, evolving organism that has its own unconscious needs and tendencies, and by aligning ourselves with the long-term imperatives of this near-living system, we can capture its full gifts.

    —Huffduffed by wingload 3 years ago

  2. How to be more effective online educator

    Roundtable discussion Teachers teaching teachers.

    http://teachersteachingteachers.org/

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  3. Science Times: The Collider, the Particle and a Theory About Fate

    Composites literally take to the road, multitasking teens, and can the future really prevent the present?

    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/13/science/space/13lhc.html

    From http://www.nytimes.com/ref/multimedia/podcasts.html

    —Huffduffed by wingload 3 years ago

  4. To The Best Of Our Knowledge: Learning Outside The Box

    Big box education is on the way out. Instead, imagine a future with schools of every variety available for mixing and matching, like sushi on a platter. Micro-schools, Waldorf Schools, part-time schools and more. And non-school alternatives like internships and single classes. That’s the future as seen by Matt Hern, an advocate for what he calls de-schooling. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, learning outside the box. And, redefining normal for kids on the short bus.

    Jonathan Mooney says that "normal" is a social construct, not a medical one. Dan Zanes writes music for children of all ages. Matt Hern advocates alternative education. Michel Piechowski describes the way gifted children experience their lives. Sherman Alexie tries to teach an end to tribalism.

    http://wpr.org/book/080309a.html

    —Huffduffed by wingload 3 years ago