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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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Dale Dougherty, Make Magazine and Maker Faire, kicks off Action Collab 3: Prototype. He shares Maker Faire inspiration as he encourages participants to rapidly write their untested ideas on index cards and pass them around the audience. Dale Dougherty is the editor and publisher of MAKE, and general manager of the Maker Media division of O'Reilly Media, Inc. Dale has been instrumental in many of O'Reilly's most important efforts, including founding O'Reilly Media, Inc. with Tim O'Reilly. He was...
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David Calkins started a small robot competition for any age and found that ROBOlympics had the ability to change the lives its contestants. Calkins believes that a spirit of competition and collaborative "cross-pollination" will enhance education and help students' curiosity to grow and unfold. http://bigideasfest.org License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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Co-founder of NeXtAdvisors, Deborah Quazzo, tells the story of 'Mr. Sun' who changed the dynamic of public education of South Korea by starting Mega Study, an online, low-cost public school where power is in the hands of consumers and teachers have rock star-status. http://bigideasfest.org License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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After learning that school-age children only learn for 18% of their day, Dr. Dennis Bartels formed Exploratorium, where he aimed to fill that fill that learning void. With a studio instead of a classroom and a learning manager instead of a teacher, Bartels designed a school program where the first four hours of a school day are spent in a 'studio' and the second four hours are spent at museums, afterschool programs, and the like, where students get to explore their own interests and passions....
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On Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at Big Ideas Fest, there was an open fishbowl-style conversation on designing incentives and awards for education innovation. Participants shared ideas such as having students design their own schools and awards for communities that work directly with schools. The conversation, in its entirety, is also available. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENKmWuzcnq8 License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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An engaging conversation on designing incentives for education. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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