School in the Cloud – Sugata Mitra’s TED Prize

We’re born learners…

Onstage at TED2013, Sugata Mitra makes his bold TED Prize wish: Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore and learn from each other — using resources and mentoring from the cloud. Hear his inspiring vision for Self Organized Learning Environments (SOLE), and learn more at tedprize.org.

Disruption, GOOD #FutureLearning

In “Graduating All Students Innovation-Ready,” Tony Wagner ended his piece with this question about courage:

Our students want to become innovators. Our economy needs them to become innovators. The question is: As educators, do we have the courage to disrupt conventional wisdom and pursue the innovations that matter most?

Recently, GOOD published a piece about a few of the disruptors – those who are pushing us to consider the bigger possible (r)evolutions in education. It’s great material for a bit of optimistic brain stretching…


Future Learning Short Documentary (12:50)

More about the film
GOOD Video: How Do We Make Learning Relevant to Students?

[Thanks to Govantez Lowndes for putting me onto the documentary on GOOD. I had missed it.]