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The Second Machine Age Is Approaching. Here's How We Can Prepare.

Dawn Nakagawa | Posted 04.26.2015 | World
Dawn Nakagawa

We are living in an age of science fiction -- humans are overcoming the limitations of our brains while machines are acquiring superhuman capabilities. The most exciting technologies combine what humans do best with what machines do best. But it is premature to think we have overcome every challenge. Here's how we can prepare for the second machine age.

Aspen Task Force Would Take Learning 'Back to the Future"

Larry Magid | Posted 09.02.2014 | Technology
Larry Magid

Last month the Aspen Institute Task Force on Learning and the Internet released an outstanding report whose title, "Learner at the Center of a Networked World," suggests a radical rethinking of how we approach education.

Technology Doesn't Teach, Teachers Teach

Bill Goodwyn | Posted 11.06.2012 | Education
Bill Goodwyn

No matter how far we evolve from the little red schoolhouse, we cannot afford to sacrifice the foundation of education that is built upon the unique relationship between teacher and student.

Rethinking the Learning Experience: Part V

Tom Segal | Posted 11.04.2012 | Education
Tom Segal

Changes in educational delivery systems require new management tools. If education is to be personalized, there have to be mechanisms in place to track, analyze, and interpret the information required for individualized learning.

Don't Be A User, Be a Maker

Zainab Oni | Posted 09.26.2012 | Teen
Zainab Oni

Technology isn't something I was interested in in until recently. In fact, the word "technology" didn't become a part of my vocabulary until I became a student at Hudson High School of Learning Technologies.

Measuring an Education ROI: No Dollar Left Behind

Lydia Dobyns | Posted 06.03.2012 | Education
Lydia Dobyns

It's time to start measuring educational success by aligning financial resources with performance expectations. "True" educational return on investment (ROI) deserves our undivided attention.