Joan Huntley, the supervising teacher from Stonehill International School, put together this video based on the Flat Classroom Workshop @ASB Unplugged in Mumbai February 2012. I believe it captures the essence of India and the spirit of our workshop. It clearly shows the friendships that were made during the workshop and bonding that took place as students met the demands of deadlines while sharing creative ideas.
Vivien Stewart's new book, A World-Class Education: Lessons from International Models of Excellence and Innovation, tells the stories of five very different systems: Australia, Canada, China (Shanghai), Finland and Singapore. Despite differences in policy details and practices, as well as in the cultural contexts and political systems in these countries, there are clearly some common drivers of success.
3. Education There are two opportunities for schools and universities, and the first doesn’t really directly concern the latest iPad. Instead, it is the impact that the new iPad will have on the iPad 2, as the expected price reduction will make this tablet much more accessible for finance-restricted education establishments.
Of course, there is also an opportunity with the new iPad for those with bigger budgets. The additional apps for movie making could make Apple’s latest tablet a great tool for subjects like media studies, or in higher education, broadcast journalism training.