Sudbury Valley School

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A school where students receive a democratic education. Rather than learning through classes, students decide what and how they will learn.

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Empowering Education

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Until quite recently, calls for more innovation in education have been answered in the same way we have traditionally taught everything else – by creating and following curriculum. In nine years of teaching high school, I witnessed the Ontario curriculum go through several major overhauls in an attempt to keep pace with the demands of the twenty first century. While this shows genuine determination to improve education, curriculum reform alone cannot be expected to respond to the rapid changes of our age. Curriculum may be education’s roadmap, but we need to empower teachers and students to be its drivers. There...

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Art, Science and the Brain: New Models of Learning for the 21st Century

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Re-imagining our education system for the 21st century Art Science and the Brain: New Models of Learning for the 21st Century was held at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, Ontario on Monday, October 31 to Tuesday, November 1, 2011. "The Conference featured some of the most innovative educational thinkers and entrepreneurs in Canada and the US; creating a space where art and science-based learning collided to produce new modes of collaborative thinking. Teachers, administrators and Ministry consultants joined educational entrepreneurs, education foundations and publishing companies to discuss how to re-imagine our education system for the 21st century." Dr. Mariale...

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Music and Life

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An animation of Alan Watts's lecture on music and life. It's a wonderful reminder to not miss the point of it all, and to remember to enjoy the journey.

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The Feast Conference on Social Innovation

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Gathering the world's greatest innovators from across industries and society to speak about world-shaking change.

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