Archive for November, 2010

Explaining Empathy Jeremy Rifkin by RSA

Multi-sensory and multi-modal learning. RSA animate are brilliant at providing graphic explanations of complex verbal explanations. Advertisements

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Jane Goodall: There Is Still Hope for the Environment

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Social Networking

LinkedIn is for people you know. Facebook is for people you used to know. Twitter is for people you want to know. Facebook is for friends that are now strangers. Twitter is for strangers that should be your friends. The sad reality just through on Twitter! I wish i was friends with the people I […]

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Education and Schooling

Albert Einstein didn’t read until he was eight or nine. Thomas Edison once said: “I remember I used never to be able to get along at school…I almost decided that I was a dunce.” Sir Richard Branson and Ted Turner both describe themselves as dyslexic. Teachers described Auguste Rodin, the sculptor, as “the worst pupil […]

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The Purpose of Education

As you are no doubt aware, westernised education has already been through at least four, possibly five ‘eras’, each of which has had a cumulative impact on the next. The question is, what will establish Australia as a world leader in what’s next? A prediction, based on more than 20 research fields, 35 years nationally […]

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A Dream School

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David Suzuki’s ‘legacy’ – Auz ABC interview – Change now! Learn to live with environment or perish!

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Tunnel People

Deep beneath Vegas’s glittering lights lies a sinister labyrinth inhabited by poisonous spiders and a man nicknamed The Troll who wields an iron bar. But astonishingly, the 200 miles of flood tunnels are also home to 1,000 people who eke out a living in the strip’s dark underbelly,  a flooded labyrinth under Sin City’s shimmering […]

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Estonia leads internet revolution

Estonia leads internet revolution Their parliament declared internet access a basic human right in 2004. Why is our NBN not the same? Tiny Estonia leads internet revolution Among the former communist countries set to join the European Union on 1 May, 2004 Estonia is the smallest, but the most technologically advanced. Estonia’s children become computer-literate […]

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