Education Evolution: Technology and the Classroom



Dropout desks on National Mall

College Board sets up 857 empty desks to represent the number of kids who drop out every hour of the school year.


Finding classroom success in noisy mix of Spanish, English

School bucks the trend in California, where bilingual programs are limited by law

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Games and education scholar James Paul Gee on video games, learning, and literacy

James Paul Gee is an expert on how video games fit within an overall theory of learning and literacy



Games for change




RSA Animate: Changing education paradigms

A talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin Franklin award.


RSA Animate: The Internet in Society: Empowering or Censoring Citizens?

Does the internet actually inhibit, not encourage democracy?


School preps kids for life beyond the classroom

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Terror babies rhetoric part I

Texas lawmaker Debbie Riddle warns of a new terrorist strategy that involves manipulating U.S. citizenship law.


Terror babies rhetoric part II

Rep. Louie Gohmert and CNN's Anderson Cooper engage in a spirited debate over the lawmaker's "terror babies" claims.


Terror babies rhetoric part III

State Representative Rafael Anchia on the anti-Latino rhetoric and policies coming from Republicans and what you can do to fight back.


The force: Volkswagen commercial rhetoric

This award-winning commercial first aired during the 2011 Big Game.