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Reimagining Education

(34) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 9:09 AM

Our education system is failing. Our kids are no longer learning at a pace to keep them competitive in a 21st century economy. There is no hope. We should give up. The sky is falling.

Unfortunately, these are things many hear about today's education system. Don't believe it, not...

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Connected Learning: Reimagining the Experience of Education in the Information Age

(1) Comments | Posted March 2, 2012 | 1:00 PM

Focus on education has perhaps never been greater. As we seek to understand the impact of the Internet and this age of connection, it has focused attention on a topic of extraordinary importance: the need to re-imagine the experience of learning.

Beginning in 2006, the MacArthur Foundation began investigating, along...

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Joining Lady Gaga's New Foundation To Build A Kinder World

(3) Comments | Posted February 29, 2012 | 9:02 AM

"Born This Way" is much more than a pop song. It's becoming a movement, it is an identity, and now it is a foundation. Today, Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, announce the launch of the Born This Way Foundation at Harvard University (which you can watch live stream...

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Reimagining Education and Learning in America

(8) Comments | Posted August 27, 2010 | 2:47 PM

Educators, policymakers, and members of the media are convening in New York City in a few weeks to take up the future of schools in America. The case for rethinking and reimagining learning in America for 21st century schoolchildren is as compelling as it gets.

America's education...

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Inspire a New Generation of Game Experiences for Children

(0) Comments | Posted February 8, 2010 | 1:41 PM

As "Avatar" smashes box office records and new science-fiction action video game "Mass Effect 2" seems to be lighting up the global gaming community, an international competition to inspire a new generation of game experiences for children is being announced.

It is the hope of the contest supporter, the...
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