Episode 123 – Safe Space


Tony, Tim, Patrick and Omar talk about Sugata Mitra’s educational vision, safe spaces and more. Check out the talking points below. We also had some technical difficulties around the nineteen minute mark (yeaaaa Skype!) so there is a little editing that went on.

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Sugata Mitra and Cloud Based Education
His TED Talk:
a) https://www.ted.com/talks/sugata_mitra_build_a_school_in_the_cloud?language=en
Is this the real future of education?
b)Omar’s issues with it
c) “Is knowing obsolete”

Read Hard Evidence on How to Improve Schools from the San Diego Tribune Editorial Board
a) Link: http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/mar/27/big-data-public-education-teacher-effectiveness/
b) Big data when hiring teachers
c) Interesting findings

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