Mastery Learning

Mastery Learning

Sal Kahn [TED New York ] I’m here today to talk about the two ideas that, at least based on my observations at Khan Academy, are kind of the core, or the key leverage points for learning. It’s the idea of mastery and the idea of mindset. I saw this in the early days working with my cousins. A lot of them were

Phishing with Wales

Phishing with Wales

Jimmy Wales [ SXSW ] Cenk Uygur: Here we are at SXSW, doing more TYT interviews, with Jimmy Wales founder of Wikipedia, no big deal / kind of a big deal. Jimmy great to have you here. JW: It’s good to be here. Thanks for having me. CU: I want to get into all of it. I want to figure out how you

Reclaiming Conversation

Reclaiming Conversation

Sherry Turkle [ Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology, MIT ]  A meta-analysis that looked at many surveys– many studies– over the past 20 years — found that there has been a 40% drop in all markers for empathy among college students — most of it in the last 10 years. The argument that I’m going to make today —