Ken Robinson : changer l'Education (vostfr)
"Dans cette animation, Ken Robinson explique pourquoi le modèle de l'Education est complètement dépassé
et pourquoi nous devons absolument changer ces vieux paradigmes.
Ken Robinson a le don d'enseigner avec humour, et il est également l'un des conférenciers les plus visionnés sur TED."
Students Learn Hands-on With Animals - Text + Audio + Video - 15 February 2016
"High-school students at the Career Center in Arlington, Virginia are learning firsthand, and hands-on, how to care for animals.
They are at the animal science laboratory, learning about, and taking care of, about 50 species of animals."
Wi-Fi-enabled school buses leave no child offline - 22 January 2016
"The digital divide and lack of reliable Internet access at home can put low-income and rural students at a real disadvantage.
So when superintendent Darryl Adams took over one of the poorest school district in the nation,
he made it a top priority to help his students get online 24/7. "
Will this new TV advert solve the teacher recruitment crisis?
"The government has just launched a new TV advert in an effort to attract more people into teaching.
The film, featuring real "gifted and passionate" classroom teachers, is part of the Department for Education's latest teacher recruitment campaign, Your Future: Their Future."
School security: 'We go through jail life' - VIDEO - 3 July 2015
"Many students across the US must undergo security screening before entering their schools each day - including placing their bags in x-ray machines and walking through metal detectors.
Security guards, police officers or both are often working on the premises..."
The Homework of a Japanese Student in Third Grade
"A lot of people think school in Japan is tough and there's a lot of homework.
Here's a quick video showing what homework can be found in the backpack of a third grade elementary school student in Tokyo.
There's Kanji, reading, math, and even cleaning shoes." (YouTube)
Good Parenting: Father Makes His Son Destroy One Of His Xbox Consoles For Failing In School! (YouTube) "Every parent has a different notion about what is an acceptable level of punishment for their child's bad behavior, but for some those acceptable levels can be a bit extreme.
The father who shot this (barely NSFW) video gave his son three weeks to fix his failing grades or he would lose his gaming privileges the hard way - by being made to smash his gaming consoles with a sledgehammer." (Neatorama)
Teachers make rap video to help students revise
"A group of teachers have found an unconventional way to help students study by recording an impromptu rap video at a school in America encouraging pupils to revise for exams." (telegraph.co.uk)
Otrivin: Classroom Craft "This commercial is really funny, but on the other hand it’s quite rude as well. A humorous approach to sell nasal spray." (creativecriminals.com)
RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms
"This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin Franklin award." (YouTube)
PARENTS / SCHOOLS :
Parent Trigger: A New Right for the Parents of California
"The Parent Trigger is a historic new law that gives parents in California the right to transform their child's current or future failing school.
All parents need to do is organize -- if 51% of them get together and sign an official Parent Trigger petition, they have the power to force the school district to transform the school." The video begins with this:
"Our schools are failing because they are not designed to succeed.
They are designed to serve the needs of special interests and bureaucrats — not children.
The only way to change that is to give power to the only people who only care about children — parents." (YouTube)
A Vision of Students Today
"A short video summarizing some of the most important characteristics of students today - how they learn, what they need to learn, their goals, hopes, dreams, what their lives will be like, and what kinds of changes they will experience in their lifetime.
Created by Michael Wesch in collaboration with 200 students at Kansas State University." (YouTube)
New Spice | Study like a scholar, scholar
"Do you want to be a scholar? Then study at the Harold B. Lee Library. Do your research here, study here, and be a scholar!" (YouTube)
"Hello scholars. Look at your grades. Now look at mine. Now back at your grades. Now back to mine. Sadly, they’re not like mine. But if you stopped studying in a cave and started studying like me, they could be like mine.
The Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University made this commercial promoting itself in imitation of the popular Old Spice commercials." (Neatorama)
Rules: How They Help Us (1953) "Discusses rules and stresses the point that rules are ways
of making life more pleasant, smooth and safe.
SHOWS EVERYDAY SCENES IN WHICH RULES INFLUENCE OUR BEHAVIOR. SHOWS
WAYS NEW STUDENT CAN LEARN RULES,
WHY EXCEPTIONS CAN'T BE GRANTED." (archive.org)