The Secret to Learning Anything: Albert Einstein’s Advice to His Son

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“That is the way to learn the most, that when you are doing something with such enjoyment that you don’t notice that the time passes.”

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

From the wonderful Brain Pickings team is this piece of advice from Albert Einstein to hIs son. Learning is easy when you love it.

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The world’s first School in the Cloud opens in the UK | TED Blog

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Sugata Mitra has opened the doors of the world’s first School in the Cloud. A look at it and what happens there.

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

This school, in my old home town, has just begun one of the most interesting experiments in teaching and learning. Sugata Mitra from Newcastle University has helped George Stevenson School in Killingworth, Newcastle, to begin a school in the cloud. The students self drive their learning and call on the assistance of retired teachers to help them with their questions and research. This is nothing short of amazing.

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The 4 Things Modern Students Must Understand – Edudemic

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In the video below, he talks about four things that modern students of the digital age need to learn in order to be contributing members of a global society.

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Beginning with Sugara Mitra’s ideas this posts discusses the skills we need to explicitly teach our students in order for them to be able to assess the information that they gather.

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New ‘TED Talks Education’ Brings Big Names And Big Ideas – Edudemic

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Sir Ken Robinson, Bill Gates, Geoffrey Canada and more take on big topics in the all-new TED Talks Education. Full feature presentation is here.

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Am I the only one who thinks its a bit weird that PBS have aired TED talks on TV? Anyway at least they aren’t preaching to the converted!

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