Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Flat World & Education

I came upon this video of a lecture by Linda Darling-Hammond where she discusses her perspectives on the future of education in a flatworld. She has also written the book, “The Flat World and Education.”

Dr. Darling-Hammond addresses the challenges and opportunities for U.S. educators to teach and learn in new ways that address the flatworld in the 21st century.

This presentation is 56 minutes. 

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Education and a Flat World

Tom Friedman’s book the “The World Is Flat” provides insight into his views of the future of education in the 21st century. This link takes you to a brief discussion of aspects of Friedman’s perspectives: http://www.edutopia.org/what-does-world-flat-mean-education

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What Would Google Do to Education

This is a link to futuristic thinker Jeff Jarvis’ blog where he discusses his perception of education based upon how Google would offer education. Observing the skylines of education there is no doubt that many of the concepts that Jarvis discusses about a Google-like … Continue reading

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