Hackschooling makes me happy: Logan LaPlante at TEDx University of Nevada
When 13 year-old Logan LaPlante grows up, he wants to be happy and healthy. He discusses how hacking his education is helping him achieve this goal
TEDxAshoka U - Dale Stephens - Hacking your Education
Dale J. Stephens brings a unique perspective on the future of education, talent, and innovation. He is a sought-after education expert appearing on major news networks including CNN, ABC, NPR, CBS, Fox, and TechCrunch. His work has been covered by the New York Times and New York Magazine to Fast Company and Forbes...
At 20, Dale leads UnCollege, the social movement empowering students to create their own education. In May 2011 Dale was selected out of hundreds of individuals around the world as a Thiel Fellow. The Thiel Fellowship recognizes the top entrepreneurs around the world under the age of twenty.
His first book, Hacking Your Education, will be published by Penguin in early 2013. The book is a practical guide the learning the skills that school does not teach but are requisite for success in the real world.
Hacking Higher Education: Dale Stephens and Unschooling
To oversimplify the thesis into a political slogan: disruption to create competing avenues for education, but not displacement for a new monopoly...
Why Tech Alone Can't Solve All The World's Problems
TEDxPhilly - Chris Lehmann - Education is broken
Chris Lehmann introduces a revolutionary idea in education: Encourage learning by allowing students to do things they are good at instead of restricting them. While that may sound elementary, Lehmann's speech carves out an innovative way to teach students success so they will strive for success in the post-graduate world.
Hailing from Manhattan, Chris Lehmann is breathing fresh air into the Philadelphia School District by providing immediate feedback to teachers using an iPad, asking teachers to practice kindness in the classroom, and promoting a student-centered school.
TEDx Manhattan Beach - John Bennett - Why Math Instruction Is Unnecessary
TEDxWarwick - Owen Daniel - Mathemagic: Combining my Passions for Math and Magic
A new type of mathematics: David Dalrymple at TEDxMontreal
The surprising beauty of mathematics: Jonathan Matte at TEDx Greens Farms Academy
Jonathan Matte has been teaching Mathematics for 20 years, the last 13 at Greens Farms Academy. Formerly the Mathematics Department Chair, he is currently the 12th Grade Dean and Coach of the GFA Math Team and the CT State Champion Quiz Team. A former Jeopardy! contestant, Jon's outside-of-the classroom passions lie in the world of puzzles and games, both as a competitor (in the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championships, among others) and a creator (orchestrating the long-running GFA Puzzle Hunt and crafting puzzles that have made their way into GAMES Magazine).