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Big Ideas Fest is a unique three-day immersion into collaboration and design with a focus on modeling cutting-edge thinking in K-20 education.



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South San Francisco High School students, Ashly Nand and Cesar Gomez, talk about how the AVID program and Roadtrip Nation have helped to empower, teach, and guide them. Ashly points out that if students were given more opportunities to express their creativity—more opportunities try things and fail, they could use their failures to grow and, ultimately, to succeed. http://bigideasfest.org License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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Christopher Emdin, Professor of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University (where he also serves as Director of Science Education at the Center for Health Equity and Urban Science Education) speaks passionately about sparking innovation in education. Sharing stories from his own work creating a Twitter-based hip-hop ed revolution and science rap battles supported by hip-hop star GZA, Edmin outlines the kind of opportunities that only emerge to those who are...
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Chris Miller, LifePlays, kicks off Action Collab 1: Identifying Opportunities. He introduces the concept of improv and demonstrates how fun and dynamic improv is at bringing people to new ideas. Big Ideas Fest participants engage in improv activities throughout Action Collabs. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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Recorded at ISKME's Big Ideas Fest, December 2016 Video is licensed by ISKME under CC BY-SA 4.0 Visit www.bigideasfest.org to learn about Big Ideas Fest.
Topics: California, Half Moon Bay, Big Ideas Fest, Youtube, 2017
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Recorded at ISKME's Big Ideas Fest, December 2016 Video is licensed by ISKME under CC BY-SA 4.0 Visit www.bigideasfest.org to learn about Big Ideas Fest.
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Former middle school science teacher, Christopher Rush, knew that students weren't getting what they needed from school, so he and his colleagues developed a learning algorithm to test students and find what they need, how they need it, and when they need it. By using technology to free up the teachers, and using a combination of group learning, one-on-one learning, and online tutoring programs, each student in School of One now learns what they need, when they need it and in the manner that...
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Interested in the connection between multiplayer online games and learning, Constance Steinkuehler, Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin, started an after-school program for high school boys who do well in gaming, but don't do so well in school. She found that the ability to choose the topic of their reading material was directly related to the grade level at which students were able to read. http://bigideasfest.org License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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Interested in the night sky since childhood, Curtis Wong collaborated with his team at Microsoft to develop the Worldwide Telescope; a 3D learning environment that enables students and adults alike to explore the entire sky, or beneath the crust of the Earth, and create their own tutorials and tests. http://bigideasfest.org License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
Topics: California, Half Moon Bay, Big Ideas Fest, Youtube, bif2010, bif, big ideas fest, iskme, education,...