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Posts Tagged ‘education’

Update: Salman Khan and Google Play

Video is available: Google Play presents: Salman Khan of Khan Academy: youtu.be/BumLpOezUvo via @youtube — Jake Bohall (@jakebohall) October 25, 2012 So, I was selected to be one of the individuals to ask Mr. Khan a question during the Google Play interview…  YAY.      Here is the video of the interview and its full […]

Salman Khan will be hosting a Google Hangout!

Khan Academy founder to host live Google Hangout to discuss the disruption of education thenextweb.com/google/2012/10… — Jake Bohall (@jakebohall) October 4, 2012 You may be familiar with the name, Salman Khan is the founder of the Khan Academy, which is an organization providing a large library of educational videos to facilitate self-learning.   I’m really […]

Home School Domination

Below is an infographic that was shared with me, and I thought it would be appropriate to post here. I’m somewhat of a homeschooling fan, as I was homeschooled for 3 years, and I feel like I benefited greatly. Granted, I had an eduNazi mom for a teacher (love you mom!) and I loved school. […]

Sir Ken Robinson on Education

A while back I started writing an opinion piece regarding education… I never quite finished it. My overall point in the piece was that our current education system is so ineffective that it literally makes our children less intelligent when it comes to their ability to learn and retain useful information. Moreover, it creates an […]

Thoughts on the Current Education Problems

Update 10/27/2010 – WATCH THIS VIDEO – http://jakebohall.com/sir-ken-robinson-on-education/10/2010 Read a cool article at the NY Times – The Case for Working With Your Hands – about education and the important role of a child’s/youth’s direct interaction with the things they are interested in pursuing.   Loved it… I started writing this post end of May, […]