AnnMarie Thomas shows how two different flavors of homemade play dough can be used to demonstrate electrical properties — by lighting up LEDs, spinning motors, and turning little kids into circuit designers.
Chris Lehmann introduces a revolutionary idea in education: Encourage learning by allowing students to do things they are good at instead of restricting them.
Here he discusses what can be learned from the Finnish school system – widely acknowledged as one of the best in the world.
This video introduces how Monkseaton High School is trying to develop supportive relationships for their students, through information technology. Monkseaton High School is moving to a brand new school where everyone in the family can come into school and learn as a community.
This animation by Bruno Bozzetto explores the lighter side of how Italians behave differently to other Europeans. Let’s reflect on how to better cater to these cultural differences when trying to educate our youth.
Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish.
Ali Carr-Chellman pinpoints three reasons boys are tuning out of school in droves, and lays out her bold plan to re-engage them: bringing their culture into the classroom, with new rules that let boys be boys, and video games that teach as well as entertain. With Italian subtitles.
Principal Skinner teaches the most memorable lesson of his career to a group of unmotivated students.
The Natural Approach is a method for beginners based on observation and interpretation on how a person acquires his first language. It emphasizes on communication rather than on grammar.
Professor Paolo Balboni, of the University Ca Foscari of Venice, explains why Early Language Learning is good for a child in neurological terms.