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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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KQED's MindShift interviews Big Ideas Fest 2010 speaker and participant Ariel Sacks, On the Shoulders of Giants. Sacks shares her observation that there is no career trajectory for teachers. www.bigideasfest.org
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KQED's MindShift interviews Big Ideas Fest 2010 speaker Christopher Rush, School of One. Rush talks about the importance of personalized instruction in education. www.bigideasfest.org
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KQED's MindShift interviews Big Ideas Fest 2010 commentator Dale Dougherty, Make Magazine & Maker Faire, O'Reilly Media. Dougherty shares his vision for the school of the future. www.bigideasfest.org
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KQED's MindShift interviews Big Ideas Fest 2010 participant Michael Hatcher, West Oakland Middle School. Hatcher shares his belief for education to be a natural right www.bigideasfest.org
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KQED's MindShift interviews Big Ideas Fest 2010 speaker Sal Khan, Khan Academy. Khan explains his model of students working at their own pace in a virtual environment and teachers having time to facilitate creative learning projects. www.bigideasfest.org
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KQED's MindShift interviews Big Ideas Fest 2010 speaker and participant Sugata Mitra, Newcastle University. Mitra encourages teachers to educate by asking students more questions. www.bigideasfest.org
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Karen Cator, Director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education, stresses the importance of creating the conditions for participatory learning, including the adoption of evolved digital-age teaching, in order to widen access, equity and opportunity. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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A professional hula hooper, Kari Revolva, wows Big Ideas Fest 2014 audience with her story of why she said "no" to Oprah. Her blog post explaining why she refused to perform at Oprah's "The Life You Want" tour went viral and was viewed over 300,000 times in 3 weeks. Revolva speaks on behalf of artists everywhere who are "asked to work for free by people who can afford to pay." Licensed by ISKME under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA. Visit www.bigideasfest.org to learn...
Topics: California, Half Moon Bay, Big Ideas Fest, Youtube, Oprah Winfrey (Celebrity), 2015
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BIFnik Katina Papson-Rigby answers the question "How did you come to Big Ideas Fest 2012?" Katina is passionate about promoting 21st century skills in learners. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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Kaycee Eckardt teaches reading to high school students in New Orleans' 9th Ward. Her goal, to equip all scholars for world-changing pursuits, requires taking a chance on innovative teaching, prototyping and piloting new ideas. "To pause, or to hesitate, or to forget to innovate because of fear, that's the only moment that we will fail." License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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Former NBA star turned star Mayor of Sacramento, California, Kevin Johnson, knew that the education in his hometown was suffering and he set out to change the system. By 'bringing in teachers who get it -- teachers who aren't afraid of data -- bringing in an effective school leader, involving parents, and creating a no nonsense yet fun environment,' Johnson has helped transform the lowest performing schools of Sacramento into the top five in the city. http://bigideasfest.org License: Creative...
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Khalid Smith, Education Leader at Startup Weekend, talks about the process of uniting educators with designers and entrepreneurs and -- occupied with the problems of EdTech -- using design challenges to understand a problem deeply, create solutions, and then use technology to scale. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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Kiff Gallagher explains how his organization MusicianCorps, a musical peace corps, works as an "operating system" for a field of fragmented artists, and seeks to invoke civil and social good by creating the conditions for learning to happen. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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Kimberly Bryant, Founder of Black Girls Code, explains how her organization is changing the face of education -- and leveling the playing field in a nation where 80 percent of jobs over the next decade will involve math and science -- by teaching computer programming to girls of color. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
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Olympic figure skater and founder of the Always Dream Foundation, Yamaguchi uses her inspiring history as a child developing a passion for figure skating to illustrate the impetus, goals, and process behind the Always Reading Program, a rapidly growing initiative designed to nurture early childhood literacy. Licensed by ISKME Creative Commons BY-NC-SA. Visit www.bigideasfest.org to learn about Big Ideas Fest.
Topics: California, Half Moon Bay, Big Ideas Fest, Youtube, 2016
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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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Kylee Majkowski, 11-year-old CEO of Tomorrow's Lemonade Stand (TLS), teaches kids ages 7-11 how to use creativity, risk, passion and empathy to become “mini-preneurs.” Through classroom learning and an online badging system, TLS fosters imagination and empowers kids to change the world. Licensed by ISKME Creative Commons BY-NC-SA. Visit bigideasfest.org to learn more.
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