Six years ago, a funny Englishman gave a stirring speech about how schools were stifling the creativity of their students. Today, Sir Ken Robinson is a worldwide celebrity, and his TED talk has been seen by as many as 100 million people. How did that happen, exactly? And what is the state of the learning revolution Robinson urged us to … Read More
Just because. Ask them, answer them, share them. If you have a favorite, tweet it along with the hashtag #bestquestions. If you have one that isn’t here, add it. And if you want to see what happened when a whole community asked these questions of themselves and each other — and then co-created a public portrait series, check out Who … Read More
On October 14, hundreds of Mainers came together for an evening of storytelling, in conjunction with the Faces of Learning campaign. To hear the stories yourself, visit this link and scroll down for direct links to each of the featured storytellers. Want to organize something similar in your community? Visit our “Events” page for some tips and then keep us … Read More
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A little over a month ago, I spent a few days on the campus of High Tech High (HTH), a remarkable network of schools in San Diego that are, simply, among the best examples of public education our country has to offer. As you can see from the video, what distinguishes HTH is its ability to think differently about what … Read More
Another week, another inspiring learning story from WAMU 88.5 FM as part of its ongoing weekly Lifelong Learning series of radio stories about people’s most powerful learning experiences. This week’s story comes from H.Y. Griffin, a Washington resident who works as a community organizer through AmeriCorps, achieved a big dream with a little celebrity inspiration a lot of community support. … Read More
We got a great note the other day from Max Roach, a Utah-based educator, and wanted to share it as an example of how some people are using the Learner Sketch Tool with their students. How are YOU using the tool, or the other resources associated with the Faces of Learning campaign? Share your voice with us . . . … Read More