Big Thinkers on Education
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.
Co-director of the National Writing Project Elyse Eidman-Aadahl describes how the craft of storytelling is evolving, as new digital tools and communications technologies enable connections for content creators around the globe.
Cultural anthropologist studying new media use, particularly among young people in Japan and the United States
The founder of the Khan Academy, a free educational video library that features over two thousand titles
New media professor and founder of Chicago's Digital Youth Network
Digital learning expert Diana Rhoten describes how out-of-school learning environments tap into kids' interests
Executive Director of the Institute of Play
John Seely Brown
Innovative thinker, known for his ideas on merging digital culture and education
Game-based learning scholar talks about her research on online role-playing video games and literacy
Game-based learning scholar explores young people's interest in gaming can create deeper connections to civic and political life
Award-winning futurist, author, and founder and Director of Global Operations for the Thornburg Center.