Here are a collection of our favourite videos, most of them related to Education.
Description : Sal Khan talks about the Khan Academy, a collection of over 3,000 education videos (and climbing), all free for the world and how it is inspiring a whole new education practice called the Flipped Classroom model.
Description: A talk given by Sir Ken Robinson, a world-renowned education and creativity expert who explains the history of education, how it is failing us today and that it needs to undergo a change to a new paradigm based on creativity.
Description: Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education — the best teachers and schools don’t exist where they’re needed most. In a series of real-life experiments from New Delhi to South Africa to Italy, he gave kids self-supervised access to the web and saw results that could revolutionize how we think about teaching.
Sugata Mitra’s “Hole in the Wall” experiments have shown that, in the absence of supervision or formal teaching, children can teach themselves and each other, if they’re motivated by curiosity and peer interest.
Description: TED’s Chris Anderson says the rise of web video is driving a worldwide phenomenon he calls Crowd Accelerated Innovation — a self-fueling cycle of learning that could be as significant as the invention of print. But to tap into its power, organizations will need to embrace radical openness. And for TED, it means the dawn of a whole new chapter
Description: The MIND Research Institute has created a visual approach to learning and teaching math. Through visual math games that are interactive with visual feedback, students learn math with amazing results.
Description : Learn about a new “superpower” that isn’t being taught in in 90% of US schools… Computer Programming.
Description: Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward.
Description: For tens of thousands of years our ancestors understood the world through myths, and the pace of change was glacial. The rise of scientific understanding transformed the world within a few centuries. Why? Physicist David Deutsch proposes a subtle answer.
Description: An almost music clip by Spoken Word explaining how they do not want exam results to decide their fate. Very well said.
Description: Sir Ken Robinson shares new thinking on ‘The Element’ – the point at which natural talent meets personal passion.
Description : This full length documentary/movie gives a great overview of the history of education, the issues and how it needs to change. Being in Spanish you will need to enable captions.
School has been in existence for over 200 years of existence and is still considered the main form of access to education. Today, the school and education are concepts widely discussed in academic, public policy, educational institutions, media and society spaces civil. Despite its origin, school is characterized by structures and practices that today are mostly considered obsolete and outdated.
Description: Can ICT redefine the way we learn in the Networked Society? Technology has enabled us to interact, innovate and share in whole new ways. This dynamic shift in mindset is creating profound change throughout our society. The Future of Learning looks at one part of that change, the potential to redefine how we learn and educate. Watch as we talk with world renowned experts and educators about its potential to shift away from traditional methods of learning based on memorization and repetition to more holistic approaches that focus on individual students’ needs and self expression.