This TEDxSacramento video features Graham Ryland, a passionate advocate for the creation of robots that inspire young people to pursue careers in engineering and science. Ryland focused on modular robotics for his graduate work at the University of California, Davis, and later co-founded Barobo, an educational robotics start-up. Ryland currently serves as president of Barobo, creating robots for transformative K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. In addition, he is…
GETideas.org is the incubator where education leaders can develop their professional learning networks. This community provides tools, research, and inspiration to help transform learning institutions. The primary goal of GETideas.org is to bring people together to exchange ideas towards solving...
In this report for the PBS News Hour, correspondent John Merrow of Learning Matters showcases a school district in Kentucky that has committed to a project-based learning approach in its effort to improve educational outcomes for their students. ...
This is a video introduction to an online course (commonly known as a MOOC) taught by Stanford’s Paul Kim. Roz Hussin will be co-teaching a follow up course with Paul Kim and will be one of our panelists during our special Hangout...
Reknown education experts Stephanie Pace Marshall and James Paul Gee recently engaged in a conversation on the future of schools at National Louis University. Stephanie will be joining us live during a Google Hangout on Air for GETideas.org on...
The Wallace Foundation has produced a series of short, practical videos highlighting stories of effective school leaders. These stories relate to established principles of school leadership: Shaping a vision of academic success for all students Creating a climate hospitable to...
GETIdeas Education Hangout on Air – Cultivation of Leadership: Contemporary Professional DevelopmentApril 3, 2013
Effective leaders recognize the importance of professional development in transforming education systems. Leadership teams need to design engaging and relevant experiences for their colleagues in order to build capacity for educational improvement. In this Hangout on Air with Cisco’s GETideas.org,...
January 17, 2013
January 16, 2013
GETideas.org hosted this GooglePlus hangout on Modern Learning Environments: Consideration of Design. The online discussion featured a panel of education experts, including Michelle Bourgeois, instructional technology coordinator, St. Vrain Valley School District; Don Buckley, director of Innovation, the School at Columbia; and Melanie Kahl, design and learning strategist, Cannon Design.
January 9, 2013
GETideas.org hosted this hangout on Cultivating Education Leadership. The online discussion featured this panel of education experts: Michelle Bourgeois instructional technology coordinator, St. Vrain Valley School District; Patrick Faverty, faculty, UC Santa Barbara; Sylvia Martinez, president, Generation YES; Joe McBreen, CIO, St. Vrain Valley School District; and Tony Wagner, Innovation Education fellow, Harvard University.
January 8, 2013
This TEDxVillageGate video feature Alex Kajitani, 2009 California Teacher of the Year and a Top-Four Finalist for National Teacher of the Year. Seeking a way to connect with his at-risk middle school students, Kajitani began to integrate rap music with the math he was teaching. Now known around the country as “The Rappin’ Mathematician,” his CDs are being used in classrooms and homes around the world. He is on a mission…
January 3, 2013
In this Edutopia video, educational-technology pioneer Salman Khan maps how online-learning tools can help physical classrooms evolve to become hubs for creativity and hands-on experiences, as well as how Khan Academy and the Discovery Lab summer camp fit into that big picture.
January 2, 2013
This video from TEDxBayfield features Stephen Baker, principal of Virtual High School Ontario. The mission of Virtual High School is to provide students with the opportunity to achieve success according to the students’ own interests, abilities, and goals. By providing a quality online education within the student’s greater educational community, Virtual High School can offer the student more choice.
December 19, 2012
While the Khan Academy is well known for its online video lecture, this Edutopia video showcases Khan Academy’s Discovery Lab summer camp, at which academy staff experimented with project-based learning activities to build better student engagement.
December 19, 2012
In this video from TEDxReset, Thomas Frey discusses the emerging education marketplace. Frey is Google’s top-rated futurist speaker. He speaks on a variety of unique and thought-provoking topics based in the trials and tribulations of now, while trailblazing landmark future-forward perspectives. He is also the senior futurist at the DaVinci Institute, a nonprofit futurist think tank in Colorado.