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Initial Behind-Closed-Door Discussions Intense, Deeply Personal

Monday, September 30, 2013

By Tim Lougheed, Learning 2030 In-Camera Blogger Image © WGSI/Michael Bennett "I see more innovation in the slums of Calcutta than in the best schools of Beverly Hills,” said a participant during this first Learning 2030 session in the inner sanctum of the... more

Grappling with a Learning Paradox

Monday, September 30, 2013

By Tim Lougheed, Learning 2030 In-Camera Blogger   As science fiction author William Gibson pointed out, the future has arrived, but it is not yet evenly distributed.   That was how one presenter here set the stage for a discussion of where educational technology is at in 2030.... more

Getting Ready to 'Reboot' High School Learning

Sunday, September 29, 2013

By Tim Lougheed, Learning 2030 In-Camera Blogger Brandon Busteed of Gallup Education delivers keynote  Image © WGSI/Carrie Warner The stage is set. Summit theme music booms from a 200-seat theatre out into the atrium in thundering surround-sound. All this... more

Rebels, Rebooters, and Revolutionaries, oh my!

Saturday, September 28, 2013

by Tim Lougheed, Learning 2030 In-Camera Blogger Images © WGSI/Brian Emery It could be a history-making breakthrough or a recipe for disaster: Collect two dozen dynamic young people from around the world and throw them together in a room for three days to try and re-... more

Can Investment Funds Break Down Brazil’s Education Barriers?

Monday, September 16, 2013

by Guilherme Cintra, Learning 2030 Contributor Image © andresmh At least once a week, I read in Brazilian newspapers about my country’s poor PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) ranking. Brazil currently sits at 53rd of the 65 participating... more

No Internet? Just Use Cell Phones

Friday, September 13, 2013

The Learning 203S0 Summit focuses on the future of high school education, a future that will be influenced by the wider landscape of education issues; from informal to formal education, primary to post-secondary. In this Learning 2030 Blog entry explore how mobile... more

Taking Back Education After a [Literal] War on Schools

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The Learning 2030 Summit focuses on the future of high school education, a future that will be influenced by the wider landscape of education issues; from informal to formal education, primary to post-secondary. In this Learning 2030 Blog entry explore how the principal... more

‘Design Thinking’…and Why We Should Have a Course on Learning to Work in Groups

Friday, September 6, 2013

The Learning 2030Summit focuses on the future of high school education, a future that will be influenced by the wider landscape of education issues; from informal to formal education, primary to post-secondary. In this Learning 2030 Blog entry explore how a Canadian... more

A Dream I Had of Learning in 2030

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

The Learning 2030 Summit focuses on the future of high school education, a future that will be influenced by the wider landscape of education issues; from informal to formal education, primary to post-secondary. In this Learning 2030 Blog entry explore how a young leader in... more

Are Grades a Dying Breed of Student Assessment?

Friday, August 30, 2013

by Andy Chandler Grevatt, Learning 2030 Contributor Image © Jeff Pioquinto, SJ   “Weighing the cow doesn’t make it fatter.”  –various origins It’s typical for the high school students of today to experience regular... more

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