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The Bank of Common Knowledge: A mutual education network

The Bank of Common Knowledge: A mutual education network

The Bank of Common Knowledge (Banco Común de Conocimientos) is a pilot experience dedicated to the research of social mechanisms for the collective production of contents, mutual education, and citizen participation. It is a laboratory platform where we explore new ways of enhancing the distribution…

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The Education Futures timeline of education

The Education Futures timeline of education

(Last updated August 11, 2012 by John Moravec) This timeline of the history of modern education provides not only a glimpse into the past and present, but plots out a plausible future history for human capital development. The future history presented is intended to be…

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A video invitation to join the Invisible Learning project

A video invitation to join the Invisible Learning project

More at www.invisiblelearning.com…

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Invisible Learning: Designing cultures of sustainable innovation

Invisible Learning: Designing cultures of sustainable innovation

Cristóbal Cobo and I are pleased to announce the Invisible Learning (Aprendizaje Invisible) project –and we invite your participation! Invisible Learning // Aprendizaje Invisible is collaborative book (in English and Spanish) and an online repository of bold ideas for designing cultures of sustainable innovation. Through…

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Education Futures in the Netherlands

Education Futures in the Netherlands

I’m back from a busy week in the Netherlands. First on the agenda was Education Futures NL, an Education 3.0-focused workshop collaboration between Education Futures and Helikon (Fons van den Berg). In addition to our collaboration, the workshop was supplemented with contributions from Cristóbal Cobo…

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Jean Piaget on creativity and innovation in education

Piaget: “We can classify education into two main categories: passive education relying primarily on memory, and active education relying on intelligent understanding and discovery. Our real problem is what is the goal of education? Are we forming children who are only capable of learning what…

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November agenda: Boundless conversations

November agenda: Boundless conversations

The month of November promises to be a remarkable series of boundless conversations on the intersections of creativity, technology and innovation in education. First and foremost, I owe many thanks to Fons van der Berg for organizing Education Futures NL at the Creative Learning Lab…

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Friedman: U.S. education system endangering global competitiveness

Friedman: U.S. education system endangering global competitiveness

New York times columnist Tom Friedman speaks out: A Washington lawyer friend recently told me about layoffs at his firm. I asked him who was getting axed. He said it was interesting: lawyers who were used to just showing up and having work handed to…

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Uruguay reacts to Plan Ceibal book pre-launch

Uruguay reacts to Plan Ceibal book pre-launch

Roberto Balaguer notes that a book we are collaborating on has captured the attention of the president of Uruguay: The website of the Presidency of the Republic [of Uruguay] takes the news. On Tuesday, in connection with the [Montevideo International] Book Fair, we held the…

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Can technology fix schools?

Can technology fix schools?

Henry Jenkins thinks so. Watch his interview with PBS’s Frontline: More at PBS’s digital_nation site… (Thanks to Cristóbal Cobo for the link.)

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