If you step back, kids achieve the impossible, emergent properties are always astonishing – Sugata Mitra at ALT-C

The full transcript of Sugata Mitra’s keynote to the ALT-C conference last month will be published shortly but I took some notes to embed my own learning. I thought these might be helpful to others, as they’re easier to skim than either a full transcript or 54 minutes of video. The (or A) Future of … Continue reading

Features, benefits and questions raised by @KhanAcademy: notes on a talk by Salman Khan

Here’s a video of Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, speaking at the Good Experience Live conference in April 2010. My rough notes on the video are below, followed by some questions it raises. Background Salman Khan describes himself as a former maths geek and was also an analyst at a hedge fund. He … Continue reading

Nice reflexive little snippet of our weekly self-organised learning discussions by @TonyHall

Note: this is actually a video. If it doesn’t display as such, please click through to the original post to see the video (Amplify and Posterous don’t seem to share content well between each other – possibly not a coincidence!). “We seem to be moving towards recording everything.” This gives a tiny flavour of the … Continue reading

Three steps to making learning in organisations more social, experiential and thus effective, from @larshyland

Just the highlights and headlines below – click through for the full story Clipped from larsislearning.blogspot.com This experiential divide is beginning to create real tensions, as employees look for and find ways to circumvent sanctioned communication channels. Many of these are social tools (such as Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin) and the very fact that these are … Continue reading