Who’s the best looking kid in an ugly family?

Who’s the best looking kid in an ugly family?

I recently did a short interview for the Madrid magazine PLÁCET. Here’s the complete English version of our conversation.

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ExpoEnlaces 2013 recap

The text is in Spanish, but Educarchile posted a nice recap of my keynote at ExpoEnlaces 2013, organized by the Chilean Ministry of Education. Here are some highlights, translated into English: We do not know what education will be like in the coming decades, but…

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What we’re watching: Dustin Haisler on disrupting education

From TEDxLivermore: Dustin Haisler shares his experience from the front edge, in an age of hyper-connectivity and rapid innovation, the pace of which is fundamentally shifting. Every minute of the day, 30 hrs of video are uploaded to YouTube alone. As we move from consumption-based…

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We just launched our crowdfunding campaign – please contribute!

We just launched our crowdfunding campaign – please contribute!

Dear friends and supporters of Education Futures,   Today, we are launching a crowdfunding campaign for Education Futures, and we need your help to: Create sustainable disruption that will challenge the status quo of how we learn and work together. Foster innovative relationships in a…

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A snapshot of the knowmadic workforce

A snapshot of the knowmadic workforce

In Knowmad Society, we noted that 45% of the workforce is trending to become knowmadic by the year 2020 — the freelancers, neo-nomads, self-employed, 1099 workers, contingent workers, contractors, etc. The Wall Street Journal published a story on a report by MBO Partners, a back-office…

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Dear Edutopia: Kids aren’t the problem

Dear Edutopia: Kids aren’t the problem

Dear Edutopia: Don’t get me wrong. I’m a big fan of yours – a really big one. You’re precisely the type of engaged organization that can perhaps inspire real changes in education. I really need to voice a concern, however: Lately, it seems that you’re…

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Report from the European Democratic Education Community 2013 Conference

Report from the European Democratic Education Community 2013 Conference

Note: This article was originally published in Other Education, vol. 2, no. 2 (2013), pp. 113-115, and is reprinted under Creative Commons license (BY-SA). From July 28 to August 2, 2013, the European Democratic Education Community (EUDEC) held its fifth annual general meeting and conference….

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Did you miss the live Webinar with Cristóbal Cobo? Don’t worry. We made a recording for you.

Did you miss the live Webinar with Cristóbal Cobo? Don’t worry. We made a recording for you.

Life in the 21st Century has become international, multicultural, and inter-connected, requiring new skills for educators to succeed. What are the so-called “21st Century skills,” and which key conditions are needed for the development of these skills within and outside of formal educational settings? Learn…

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Free Webinar on Thursday: Skills and competencies for knowmadic workers

Free Webinar on Thursday: Skills and competencies for knowmadic workers

Life in the 21st Century has become international, multicultural, and inter-connected, requiring new skills for educators to succeed. What are the so-called “21st Century skills,” and which key conditions are needed for the development of these skills within and outside of formal educational settings? Learn what it means to learn in a “knowmadic” society, and explore the shift from what we learn to how we learn in this free, online webinar.

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Outliers School KNOWMADS – applications now open

Outliers School KNOWMADS – applications now open

From November 4-14, I will join Hugo Pardo Kuklinski and Cristóbal Cobo to lead a 10-day, online program on entrepreneurship and new leadership in education: Outliers School KNOWMADS.

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