E-Sophia Review: Entrepreneurial Education conference | The Uberificaton of learning, and more

Announcements

The Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship will be hosting a conference at Rockford University, Illinois, on March 14, 2016, on Entrepreneurial Education featuring speakers from Silicon Valley, Texas, Poland, Guatemala, and Chile. Everyone is welcome to attend free of charge. Register for the conference here. For more information, contact Jennifer Harrolle at jharrolle@rockford.edu.

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News and Opinion

MIT_Dome_night1_EditMarilyn Vossavant: Can you solve the game show problem?

Homeschooled with MIT courses at 5, accepted to MIT at 15. MIT News.

MIT Dean Takes Leave to Start New University Without Lectures or Classrooms. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Getting Personal: The Uberification of Learning. The Synapse.

Learning Is Not Linear: How Unschooled Children Learn. Happinessishereblog.com.

unschoolingStudents Aren’t Coddled. They’re Defeated. Inside Higher Ed.

An experimental program in Guatemala: Is this the future in higher education? Virgin.com.

China’s education system leaves students woefully unprepared for the real world. Quartz.

Idea

‘Of course schools are made for the average. The holes are all round, and whatever shape the pegs are they must wedge in somehow. One hasn’t time to bother about anything but the average.’
W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage

 

 

 

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