http://static.videoegg.com/ted/flash/loader.swf Sir Ken Robinson is author of Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative, and a leading expert on innovation and human resources. In this talk, he makes an entertaining (and profoundly moving) case for creating an education system that nurtures creativity, rather than undermining it. (Recorded February, 2006 in Monterey, CA.) – TED.com
http://static.videoegg.com/ted/flash/loader.swf I watched Wade Davis’ Cultures on the Edge presentation yesterday and it has impacted me tremendously. I in one fell swoop have changed my view of story telling and it necessity in the world. Wade is a persuasive and polished presenter. His simple stand and deliver approach is understated and modest but the imagesContinue reading “Cultures on the Edge with Wade Davis”
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[display_podcast] Watch the screencast to observe how to create and set up your Wikispaces.com wiki. This is free to students and teachers. The built-in tutorials are very useful. The best thing is there are no ads.