Is it perhaps our education system fragmented? Answering this question differs depending on the perspective from which each of us to see and also in terms of what we mean by “fragmented”. These types of questions have also been the subject of conversation, which many educators parts around the world, have spoken in the talks by renowned event TED talk. The organizers have posted a list summarizing 12 talks leading theme “the rethinking of education“. We have selected 9 of these talks to show them then to find different views of how you view education now and in the future.
- As schools kill creativity:
Mr. Creativity expert Ken Robinson challenges the way we are educating our children, he points to a radical change of rethinking education systems, to cultivate creativity and knowledge of multiple types of intelligence.
- Let’s use the videos to re-invent education:
Salma Khan talks about how and why he created Khan Academy, a structured and careful series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and today in a variety of materials. It showed the power of interactive exercises and appealed to teachers to consider changing the traditional script of the classroom. Give students video lectures to see them at home and do homework in class with the teacher who will be available to help
- Build a school in the cloud:
In the stage of TED 2013, Sugata Mitra made his bold decoys in the TED prize: Help me design a school in the cloud , a place of learning practices in India, where children can explore and learn from them, using sources and guides from the cloud. In your talk you can hear on your environment inspiring vision of self – learning organized
- What we are learning about Online Education
Daphne Koller is urging the top of the universities to put their most fascinating courses in an online platform and are free, not only as a service but as a way to find out how people learn. With Coursera (Co-founder Andrew Ng), each key action, quiz, co-creation, discussion and self – rated assessment build a vast amount of data about how people are learning
- A brief introduction to media education
Some kids learn by listening others learn by doing. Geoff Mulgan gives a brief introduction to media education, a new kind of school in the UK, where small workgroups learn by working on projects that are, as Mulgan the says, real projects
- The class of 100,000 students:
In the fall of 2011, Peter Norving participated in a class with Sebastian Thrun on artificial intelligence, which saw Stanford with 175 campus students and more than 100,000 over the Internet. In this talk he tells what he learned about teaching such a large community.
- My dream: Once upon a time…
Accepting his 2008 TED Prize, Dave Eggers invited the TED community to personally and creatively will engage with their local community in public schools. With an aggressive enthusiasm, he talks about how his 826 Valencia tutorials inspired others around the world to do the same
- A call to re-invent the liberal arts education
The president of Bennington, Liz Coleman, makes a call to develop a radical reform in higher education . Opposing the trend to bring students into thin areas of study, she proposes a cross disciplinad education, one that dynamically combines all areas of study to route it to the major problems of today.
- Children, recharge batteries:
Kiran Bir shows how the revolutionary school Riveside in India, teaches children the most valuable lesson of life: “I Can”. It reveals how local students took matters into their own hands, led other young people and even educated their parents.