Author: Lorraine

This Will Revolutionize Education

x Many technologies have promised to revolutionize education, but so far none has. With that in mind, what could revolutionize education? These ideas have been percolating since I wrote my PhD in physics education: http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/super/theses/PhD(Muller).pdf I have also discussed this topic with CGP Grey, whose view of the future of education differs significantly from mine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vsCAM17O-M I think it is instructive that each new technology has appeared to be so transformative. You can imagine, for example, that motion pictures must have seemed like a revolutionary learning technology. After all they did revolutionize entertainment, yet failed to make significant inroads...

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Famous Failures

x http://this-video-recommends.info/on/famous-failures ((( Get The Inspiring Book On Famous Failures))) Inspiring video on persevering no matter how many times you have failed in life. This video mentions well known people who had failed, but kept pressing on until they became successful. Those People are: Michael Jordan After being cut from his high school basketball team, he went home locked himself in his room and cried. Albert Einstein He wasn’t able to speak until he was almost 4 years old and his teachers said he would “never amount to much” Oprah Winfrey Was demoted from her job as a news...

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