Future of Education
Today is an age of exponential change. New and ever-improving technologies are popping up every day and in every corner of society. The education sector cannot be left behind. These forces of change are challenging us to realize a world of learning that: Puts learners at the center by leverages technologies and modern web. With more and more schools adopting the smart way of teaching, the face of classroom is getting transformed in many ways. This Lesson scans the how technology is making an impact on education. It will give you a peek into the minds of EdTech experts and some path breaking initiatives in education space.

by Tarun Mitra
2 years, 4 months ago
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We can’t really talk about future without taking a peep in past. In the attached Forbs video, Sal Khan, the pioneer of flipped classroom takes us through the history of education starting from late 1700 to where we are today.

Here is  an innovative new tool that’s perfect for anyone who wants to explore the history of education. From the first known school (in the year 2000 BC) to the Apple iPad and beyond, it’s all in this interactive history of education timeline. The new interactive timeline is available at edhistory.com and is worth checking out!
By Khan Academy's Salman Khan and Forbes' Michael Noer.
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Alvaro González is a professor of Innovation at ISEM Fashion Business School, an associate professor at Instituto de Empresa and a visiting professor in nine other business schools in Spain and America. In this presentation he discusses the drivers that will change the face of education in times to come.
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People don't just learn by going to a class; they learn by being interested, watching and doing. In this TED seminar, noted education scientist Dr Sugata Mitra explains how technology can enable self learning in placees where finding good teachers is difficult.
http://www.ted.com Indian education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems ...
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It may be early, but Altius, Khan Academy, CK-12, Udacity and host of other education models that dramatically reduce cost and increase accessibility of quality learning. We have not experimented enough with non linear, rapidly evolving, out of the box approaches but have instead tried to force-fit multimedia and other traditional ideas into the computerized model. In this blog Vinod Khosla shears his thoughts on what is needed to transform education.
In my last post, I argued that software will take over many of the tasks ...
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Khan Academy and Ted-Ed are just two recent examples of how education reforms will come from leaders outside the system. Sal Khan, an investment banker turned into the most watched teacher in the world. Here is a documentary on Khan Academy.   
With the backing of Gates and Google, Khan Academy and its free online educational videos ...
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Legendary scientist, investor, futurist and all round tech icon Ray Kurzweil suggests that the education must be made project oriented. You will particularly like to view sections 2.00 min to 4.45 minutes and 7.00 to 8.50 minutes.
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Do you ever wonder how schools, universities, colleges, and large groups in general should use  technology? Students are often early adopters, frequent users, and overall lovers of technology.  The biggest challenge is how do we make the teachers adopt technology. We live in the age of digital natives, where children are growing with technology. The way we teach them must match their digital life style. The author here focus on education reforms.
Computer technology has penetrated the classroom for thirty years with little impact. After hundreds of ...
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When you can learn whatever you want to, from who we want to and any time anywhere. The places of learning will sure lose its relevance. Bill Gates who backs some of the revolutionary edtech companies like Khan Academy and Inigran gives his views.
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Good summery of innovations happening in edtech space and how they are making huge impact.
Michael Staton is the founder of Inigral, which develops social software for student recruitment and ...
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Content can be created, delivered and consumed anywhere and anytime. But content isn't everything. Mastery is achieved through practice, reflection, interaction and exploration of new skills. All this can be facilitated in classrooms by meaningful application of technology.
At last week's SXSW interactive conference, EdSurge blogger Betsy Corcoran convened a panel discussion ...
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It is fascinating to see how technology is becoming so pervasive that it is re-disrupting cultures all over again. The most fundamental driving force to this change is the Internet. The Internet has fundamentally boosted our ability to access and share knowledge. Internet has already allowed us to re-imagine everything from book to news to note taking to crime awareness, and trends suggest that Internet is now all set to change the way we experience education.
A lifelong learner and optimist, Parker developed software for Martin Marietta Aerospace and JPMorgan. He ...
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The recent development or should we say experiments with what has been termed as “Massively Open Online Courses (MOOC)” are a proof that the changing consumption habits driven by the power of technology have started impacting education. The new learners want to consume and experience learning in a way that augurs well with their digital lifestyle. In addition, online is perhaps the only solution to challenges faced by education such as rising student loans, universal access and enhanced learner engagement. The attached video resource gives to a detailed insight into the experiment called MOOC.
Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free ...
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1. History of Education
2. Open Source World
3. Experiments in Self Learning.
4. Education 2.0
5. MTV Model of Education
6. Project oriented education
7. Why technology in education does not work.
8. Virtual Colleges
9. How Entrepreneurs are reinventing Education.
10. Classroom 2020
11. Community + Technology. 
12. eLearning 2.0 - MOOC
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