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Full STEAM Ahead to the Next Frontier

“Take advantage of the tools that you have, the access to the world that you have at your fingertips through the Internet and through all the things that our brought to our house everyday through technology that makes it effortless to learn and to do things and make a difference in the world,” said Levi […]

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Content Tools Korner ViodiTV @ MIS2011 Youth

Discovery and Learning in Silicon Valley

“Learning is the process of discovering and exploring,” says former student and ClassConnect founder, Eric Simons.  Simons talks about the importance of putting rich (e.g. video, audio, interactivity) content into the hands of students to engage them in the learning process.  His company, ClassConnect, has content curation and creation tools that fit into a teacher’s […]

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Youth – And the World Turns

“The Japanese do American better than we do,” so says Kathleen Gasperini, senior vice president and founding partner of Label Networks.  She talks about the global youth and how they are different, yet related and how they influence each other.  She suggests the Japanese youth take American culture and reinterpret it in new ways.  China […]

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Better Learning Through Better Content & Better Communications

Every day, 6,000 kids drop out of school, according to  Lisa Gillis of Integrated Educational Strategies.  88% of those kids who drop out of school actually had passing grades.  Still, 1/3 of the kids admitted to U.S. universities need mathematics and literacy remediation, which is a huge cost in many ways. She explains how blended learning and […]

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Youth Market Insight at MIS 2011 – Part 1

Dan Coates of Ypulse provides an overview of the Millennial generation and discusses how they are different from previous generations and elaborates on the seven characteristics of this group; these characteristics may be a bit surprising to their baby boomer and Gen-X parents.  In his presentation, he provides good insight on their media consumption and communications habits. […]

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The Largest Generation in History

The largest generation in history is how Dan Coates characterizes the Millennial generation.  Coates, president  of Ypulse, is an expert on youth and his organization is in constant contact with thousands of young people, helping major brands understand trends and the minds of young people.  He points out in this interview that the Millennial generation is different from […]

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Silicon Valley Youth Voice Opinions on Technology & More

“I couldn’t do anything without the Internet,” is a sentiment echoed by the panelists on the youth panel at 2011 Media Innovations Summit. Bad news for providers of land line telephones, as several of the youth cited lack of convenience and reliability as reasons they prefer cell phones to land lines.  On the other hand, […]

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A Cost Effective Way to Use 3DTV as a Teaching Tool

Look closely at the background of this video and you will see an autostereoscopic 3D display. The cool thing about this type of display is that one doesn’t need glasses to view the 3D images. As explained by Rob Koplin of Elixir XES 3D, the first application for the displays was in the medical industry […]

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Learning Communities Within a High School

Designed around five small learning interests, Colleton County High School in Walterboro, South Carolina is a different kind of high school.  Cliff Warren, Colleton County High School’s principal, talks about the unique design of this campus, as well as its academic approach of preparing students for career and college.  With five schools within a school, it […]

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Moving from an Agrarian Calendar

 “We can’t get there from here,” according to Bob Wise, former governor of West Virginia and current president of the Alliance for Excellent Education.   He was referring to the challenge of improving an education system that has stagnant state budgets, teachers that are retiring and the need to do a better job teaching a wider […]

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