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Another Banned TED Talk: “Rich People Don’t Create Jobs”

| September 8, 2013

This banned TED talk by Nick Hanauer is an interesting feedback loop analysis of capitalism. For further commentary on this talk and why TED banned it, go to: Justin Acuff’s article at Addicting Info.

The Teacher All Teachers Should Want to Emulate

| September 2, 2013

John Hunter’s “The World Peace Game” John Hunter shows what teaching and learning should be. Classrooms can be communities, where children share in the control and determine the learning agenda. Where the Common Core and other political efforts try to control while grossly underestimating children, the approaches shown in the video give children tremendous power […]