coffee and boiled eggs with Dan Ariely

partnersuche unter 18 kostenlos Ideas are like babies, everybody loves their own. Even if you’ve never had kids, you know inherently that this is true. Dan Ariely has proven scientifically that this is true. Well OK not exactly but that is one of the things I got out of his excellent TED talk. He talked about motivation, hard work, and the depression you feel when your hard work is under appreciated.  …

let them learn

http://nihonkendochile.cl/index.php?option=com_content its about the studentsits about their engagementlet teachers teach Students only learn when they are engaged and most standardized test are less than engaging. This Haiku was inspired by my experiences in the classroom both as a student and an instructor combined with something Sir Ken Robinson said on breakfast withe TED. He said we need to get legislation at out of…

hawian scramble with Joshua Katz

Is our education system the problem? Is it toxic? Is it damning our nation? Joshua Katz thinks so and I think he might have a point. As a student I hated tests, all they tested was my ability to pass the test. Don’t get me wrong, I was good at passing tests but the tests…

coffee and a bagle with Salman Khan

In this talk Salmon Khan of the Khan Academy tells us about his vision for how the tools that he started making just to help his cousins understand some math concepts can be used to help transform the the world into one large classroom.     I know from my experience as an educator that the best…

coffee with Shahrzad Rafati

+Shahrzad Rafati grew up with limited media choices and now, some years after moving by herself from Iran to Canada at the age of 17, she heads a media company based in Vancouver. In her TED talk she tells a little of her story and about how she is certain that the media she did get…