Monday, April 28, 2014

Motivating Learners - John Seely Brown

"Big Thinkers on Education" is a very interesting series from Edutopia. Some of the most compelling visionaries in the world -- from Sir Ken Robinson to Jane Goodall to Martin Scorsese -- are focusing their attention on how to improve education. From innovative classroom concepts to suggestions on how to foster creativity and collaboration, they share their valuable insights for teaching and learning and illuminate new solutions to old problems. Get inspired by their big ideas.

"Probably the most important thing for kids growing up today is the love of embracing change" 
In the following video innovative thinker John Seely Brown, known for his ideas for merging digital culture and education, shares lessons educators can learn from surfers, gamers, and artists on how passion and competitive hunger can drive intrinsic motivation - Interesting points...worth watching.

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