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

Evolving EdTech

Evolving EdTech

Ed Cooke [ TEDx LSE ] is a Grand Master of Memory and the co-founder of Memrise, a free online educational platform that uses memory techniques to optimize learning. Cooke earned a first class degree in psychology and philosophy from Oxford University and a Master’s degree in Cognitive Science at Paris Descartes University. FEATURED IMAGE CREDIT: Daniel Silliman COPY: Wikipedia

Barbara Oakley

Barbara Oakley

Barbara Oakley [ Google Talk ] I’d like to begin by telling you a little story. This story is about– well, I think all of us love to watch other people, right? To some greater or lesser extent.  I love people watching. I have to tell you about this one guy who was one of the most interesting people I’ve ever watched. This

Shark Tank

Shark Tank

Eddy Zhong [  High School Drop Out CEO, Leangap ] I want to share with you a big secret today. And it’s not one that a lot of you are going to want to hear. But at the same, time it’s so important that I have to tell you. That secret is this: what if I told you that every singe day kids

Kamenetz on VICE

Kamenetz on VICE

Anya Kamenetz [ VICE ] Reihan Salam interviews Anya Kamenetz Salam is the executive editor of “National Review” and a columnist for Slate, as well as a contributing editor at National Affairs, an interviewer for VICE, and a fellow at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. He graduated from Harvard in 2001 with a degree in Social Studies. Originally from Baltimore, Anya

Peer Networks

Peer Networks

Anant Agarwal [ edX (MIT) ] I’d like to re-imagine education. The last year has seen the invention of a new four-letter word. It starts with an M. MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses. Many organizations are offering these online courses to students all over the world, in the millions, for free. Anybody who has an Internet connection and the will to learn can