President Obama slammed Donald Trump during his Rutgers commencement speech. Taking aim at the billionaires “anti-intellectualism.” source: Business insider. Click on the picture to see the video. Here Obama wonders where the strain of anti-intellectualism comes from? In politics as in life,… Read More ›
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Implications for the classroom? When inviting students to participate online there is always a danger of unacceptable conduct online. From stupid aliases to unfavorable comments. We know this is a problem in many areas, not only among young people. This… Read More ›
Noam Chomsky spoke at the 20th anniversary of Democracy Now!, the independent global radio news show, at a celebratory meeting on December 6 in Riverside, Manhattan, recalling memories of the spread of fascism under Hitler and Mussolini across Europe in… Read More ›
I recently read this article, Why I love Finland, by Will Richardson that led me to this article in the Economist. Here is one of the statements that caught my attention: “Finland is hardly alone in facing shifts in youth… Read More ›
Collaboration, cooperation, and networking Looking back on our line of conferences at Sandvika high school, it is exciting to see the topics we have covered, the guest speakers we have hosted and the diversity in nationalities. The school was established… Read More ›
Are there teachers who do not want their students to do well in class? This question was asked by a parent the other day. The student whose parent asked this question experienced confusion in the tasks that were given, tests that… Read More ›
Aftenposten recently arranged a conference “Technology and the future job market” in Oslo. Uber and Airbnb are challenging transportation and hotel bookings around the world. Other disruptive innovations are challenging policy makers, and the theme of the conference I think, is… Read More ›