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It's that time of year again. Time for TED. The big event is happening this week in California and there's lots of TED speakers from years past that you should check out. Some of the best videos are below. From J.J....
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Read up on any new millionaire or billionaire and it seems they have the same story: come up with a good idea, drop out of school to develop it, cash in. It seems that innovators all have had to drop out of college (or high school) in order to have the time to make their dreams a reality.
Why is that? Isn't school supposed to be a nurturing atmosphere that allows for innovative people to flourish?
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Bill Gates spent his annual talk at this week's TED event talking about one of the most important issues in America today: education. Not only did he discuss education, he tied in budget issues, where education stand...
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Bill Gates is headed back to school. From April 19-21, he will be touring five college campuses across the country. Luckily, one of those campuses is Harvard (his alma mater) and we'll be there to share the experience...
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It's TED time (watch some great TED vids here) and Bill Gates is using his time this year to talk about education. He typically speaks about the work his Foundation has been doing in global health, development, and be...
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You can watch the live stream right on EduDemic. The talk is taking place at Harvard University at Sanders Theatre from 3:00PM - 4:00PM EST. Live broadcast should begin around 2:45PM EST: What's Happening: As we...
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In an effort to bring the discussion into the mainstream, TED Talks Education will be airing on PBS this April with talks from Bill Gates, Sir Ken Robinson, and more.
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Bill Gates has wrapped up his tour of colleges in the U.S. On his five-college three-day tour, he urged undergraduates to seek out opportunities like Teach For America and other paths that may not be as immediately ...
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Your college experience may be a thing of the past. Scratch that. It already is a thing of the past. That's because the typical college experience many of us know will soon be replaced with online lectures. This is ac...
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Bill Gates just wrapped up his speech here at Harvard's Sanders Theatre and he referenced a tremendous online site that could be the future of education. 'Justice with Michael Sandel' is put together by Harvard Univer...
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Sal Khan just announced some staggering new statistics. Are they incredible? Yes. Surprising? Not really. Khan Academy is a terrific resource and has been growing for a reason.
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Bill and Melinda Gates have set their sights on education over the last few years and have thrown plenty of money into funding new and exciting tools for teachers. But what does Bill actually think it takes to make a great teacher?
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Sir Ken Robinson, Bill Gates, Geoffrey Canada and more take on big topics in the all-new TED Talks Education. Full feature presentation is here.
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The popularity of online education is growing at a steady clip. Whether it's due to the weak economy, quality of online tools, or the price difference... online schools can't (and shouldn't) be ignored.
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[caption id="attachment_6841" align="alignright" width="274" caption="Inigral CEO Michael Staton with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg"][/caption] The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation just made an unprecedented invest...