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Ken Robinson is inspiring in these TED talks on education and finding your passion. ( TED talks. ) His new book, Finding Your Element, synthesizes his many talks on finding the idea, subject or pursuit that will connect most for you.
Catalyzing the adoption of greener and healthier technologies for buildings, cars and other energy applications faces a lot of headwind -- even when it is economically beneficial. This is not particular to green tech -- it is the case whenever a new tech comes about that brings new behaviors. Some groups now are applying … Continue reading game mechanics driving green tech
A group of leading companies is forging a new path in how kids learn bioscience. They built a matching engine on the National Lab Network platform and kids now get to do hands-on science with working professionals. Instead of boring textbooks, science comes alive with real-world connections.l check it out here: http://www.nationallabnetwork.org/bio-community want … Continue reading The future of bio-tech education
http://www.nationallabnetwork.org/ http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/governors-and-business-leaders-join-in-national-lab-day-kickoff-93579679.html Leaders from across the country expressed their enthusiasm and support for National Lab Network and recognize the importance of this investment in America's future including: Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, Beverly Eaves Perdue of North Carolina, Ted Strickland of Ohio, Martin O'Malley of Maryland, Ed Rendell of Pennsylvania, Jennifer Granholm of Michigan, Pat Quinn of Illinois; former governors Jim Hunt of North Carolina and Richard Riley of South Carolina who also served as U.S. Department of Education Secretary under … Continue reading Great support for hands-on learning across the US
Jack Hidary Speaks at conferences around the worldJack Hidary founder of the Jack D Hidary foundation has been busy attending and speaking at conferences internationally.A few recent conferences: La Red Innova - in Madrid SIME - in Barcelona NY Forum Upcoming conferences include: The Aspen Ideas Festival Aspen Clean Energy Economy Roundtable Aspen Environmental Forum
More (Steve) Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Jobs Thomas Friedman's article dated 1/24/2009 Tom discusses the need for innovation, especially in education. He mentions the education initiative, National Lab Day (www.nationallabday.org). Full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/24/opinion/24friedman.html
White House Pushes Science and Math EducationThe Jack D. Hidary Foundation in conjunction with the white house is pleased to announce the launch of National Lab DayNational Lab Day aims to inspire a wave of future innovators and foster U.S. competitiveness by improving the quality STEM education in America. A collaboration between government and more … Continue reading White House Pushes Science and Math Education
This year at CGI there was a buzz in the air. Presidents Clinton and Obama kicked off the conference and away we went. I spoke about the future of electric cars. It does not look too good in the near term. Today in the US we have more than 240 MILLION cars on the road. … Continue reading Clinton Global Initiative