Education For All: Class of 2015

75 million children are out of schoool, and millions more struggle to stay in school. This is a battle we can win – with the right political will and resources Education for All is possible. This short film was produced for the Education for All: Class of 2015 that was launched at the UN in […]

Jack Ma – Data Technology will Change the World

Jack Ma talks about the difference of data technology from information technology in this speech he gave in De La Salle University in Manila ===================================================== FAIR-USE COPYRIGHT DISCLAIMER * Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, commenting, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, […]

Educational Technology: Not Just Computers

This is the VOA Special English Education Report, from http://voaspecialenglish.com We received a question from a listener about how American schools use educational technology. There is not a simple answer. It depends on the subject and level of students, of course. But it also depends on the interest and training of the teachers, and the […]

Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums

http://www.ted.com Charles Leadbeater went looking for radical new forms of education — and found them in the slums of Rio and Kibera, where some of the world’s poorest kids are finding transformative new ways to learn. And this informal, disruptive new kind of school, he says, is what all schools need to become. TEDTalks is […]

Top 10 Reasons to Use Technology in Education: iPad, Tablet, Computer, Listening Centers

Tweet this video! http://clicktotweet.com/DeuKj http://www.ampli.com/ Please like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AmplivoxPortableSoundSystemsandLecterns For the Article in Print, visit http://blog.ampli.com/2011/11/integrating-new-technology-in-classroom.html While there are some nay-sayers who bring up some negative effects of technology on education in the classrooms, mainly budgetary reasons, using new technologies is the future of the education system. The following reasons should silence the […]

25 Compelling Reasons Why Education Is Important

While provisions of food, shelter, and healthcare are all necessary for alleviating poverty in the developing world, the most sustainable way to help a community improve its standard of life in the long run is to provide education for its residents. Educated people are more aware of health issues, they farm more effectively, and they […]

Hans Rosling: The good news of the decade?

http://www.ted.com Hans Rosling reframes 10 years of UN data with his spectacular visuals, lighting up an astonishing — mostly unreported — piece of front-page-worthy good news. Along the way, he debunks one flawed approach to stats that blots out such vital stories. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from […]