Peer Networks

Peer Networks

Anant Agarwal [ EDU 2.0 ] 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

Unschooling

Unschooling

Lua Martin Wells [ EDU 2.0 ] I’m here today to talk to you about the reinvention of education and about school choice. My family’s choice of school was actually no school at all. You could say we took the path less traveled. My son Patrick dropped out of traditional school in the fourth grade with my blessings and his sister Maddie had

Universal Access

Universal Access

Daphne Koller [ EDU 2.0 ] Like many of you, I’m one of the lucky people. I was born to a family where education was pervasive. I’m a third-generation PhD, a daughter of two academics. In my childhood, I played around in my father’s university lab. It was taken for granted that I would attend some of the best universities, which in turn

Variability Matters

Variability Matters

Todd Rose [ EDU 2.0 ] I’m going to try and wander and if I make it back to the podium it’s because I forgot what I was going to say and my notes are there. Um, so, at, ah CAST, where I work, we pioneered a framework called Universal Design for Learning. Today, I actually want to tell you about the problem