Maurya Couvares tackles the difficult task of teaching kids to fail, and helping them to learn from their mistakes.
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To Kids About Kids
BY MARINA POTANINA
@ VOL 12
ON DEC 11, 2010
Marina Potanina is the president of a charity foundation called To Kids About Kids. In her presentation she talks about the project, and the creation of an animated series about school life for a group of kids, with one of the main characters being a girl in a wheelchair. In Russia, there are no books, TV, or other examples of adequate communication with people with disabilities. Marina believes that if we start by talking to kids about these issues, that our society will be changed. (in Russian)
BY SERGEY BIDENKO
@ VOL 9
ON OCT 11, 2012
Kids-Coins is an educational project -- held inside and outside school -- that teaches children and teenagers the basics of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. Sergey Bidenko and Irina Zolotarevych -- co-authors of the "Kids-Coins" projects -- are experienced business coaches who have implemented 37 training and educational programs for adults and youth. (in Ukrainian)
The Secrets to Raising Successful Kids
BY BRIMAH VONJO
@ VOL 3
ON SEP 20, 2013
Brimah Vonjo leaks to us the secrets to raising successful kids. These secrets include things like identfying your kid's strengths and weaknesses, teaching them to create rather than compete, being a good role model, and letting your kids choose their own path in life.
I Suck, I Fail, I'm Alive
BY MATT CANDLER
@ VOL 13
ON AUG 07, 2014
Former CEO of New Schools for New Orleans and founder and current fearless leader of 4.0 Schools, Matt Candler, speaks of creating and building for work and fun through his efforts with 4.0 Schools, an education incubator that takes those interested in education reform from the interest perspectives of education, technology and entrepreneurship and puts them in a lab environment, and building electric bikes in the evenings once his kids are asleep.
"Presentation of the Day" on August 27, 2014.
The School of Poetic Computation
BY ZACH LIEBERMAN
@ VOL 1
ON AUG 14, 2014
Zach Lieberman talks about technological inventions, the School of Poetic Computation, and drinking wine and arguing.
Fed up with how the school system is treating its students, Zach decided to create his own school that allows the students to be more involved with eachother, and to learn from each other.
Kids into Discovering Science
BY BARBARA FERNANDEZ GOING
@ VOL 14
ON AUG 12, 2015
Barbara Fernandez Going is a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her work examines the response of plant communities to spatial and temporal variation in the environment with the overarching goal of trying to predict which plant communities are most vulnerable to global change. She has a passion for science education and is co-founder of Kids into Discovering Science, a K-12 science education program based in Northern California.
Kids into Discovering Science (KiDS) is a growing K-12 science education program with roots in Northern California. The program illustrates the process of discovery and science through fun, hands-on classroom and field activities. Over ten weeks students act as Principal Investigators of a plant growth experiment which serves to illustrate the entire scientific process, from observing nature to collecting data and communicating results. The program year culminates in an all day trip to a local Natural Reserve which reinforces their newly gained scientific literacy, highlights the beauty of biodiversity, and provides a sense of place.
Current Challenges for Scottish Teachers
BY KIRSTEN DARLING-MCQUISTAN
@ VOL 19
ON MAY 23, 2017
Kirsten Darling-Mcquistan is a lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Aberdeen. Prior to taking on the role of lecturer she taught in schools in Angus, Fife and London. She speaks of some of the current challenges for Scottish teachers and offers a possible way forward for Scottish education.