NYT is a subscription service – free still.
This article is an important read for anyone in Education. The fact of the matter is that *someone* has to educate our kids on what constitutes good and bad behavior, and if parents are not keeping up with what is out there, well, the onus is on our schools to do so. Yes, we need additional resources to do it, and do it properly, but regardless, the need is there and it needs to be addressed.
Read it here:
I happened upon this video today, from the Laurier Gala – Cirque Fantastique puts on an amazing show, and the 1000+ attendees were once again thrilled with their performance.
When we talk about what is available online, this is what we are really talking about.
From a tiny closet in Mountain View, Calif., Sal Khan is educating the globe for free. His 1,516 videotaped mini-lectures — on topics ranging from simple addition to vector calculus and Napoleonic campaigns — are transforming the former hedge fund analyst into a YouTube sensation, reaping praise from even reluctant students across the world.
It’s truly amazing what is out there, and better still, it’s amazing that this kind of thing is essentially going to be available for generations to come.
But are we using it?