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The recent generations have been bathed in connecting technology from birth, says futurist Don Tapscott, and as a result the world is transforming into one that is far more open and transparent. In this inspiring talk, he lists the four core principles that show how this open world can be a far better place.
This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin Franklin award.
Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.  
In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish.
Sir Ken Robinson speaks during the Dalai Lama Center's Educating the Heart Series. He discusses the importance of an education that educates not just the mind, but also the heart.
At the Dalai Lama Center's Speakers Series event "Educating the Heart and Mind", Sir Ken Robinson shares the importance of imagination and empathy in education.
Why I Homeschool? Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
Sir Ken Robinson delivers a brand new, insightful and entertaining talk to educators at the 9th Annual AERO Conference, "Finding the Catalyst for the Education Revolution."  
In a society based on democracy, participation, and engagement, shouldn't education be democratic, participatory, and engaging? How can young people be creative, curious, and collaborative learners when their schooling boxes them in with testing and standardization? What does a more empowering, democratic education look like?
Cyber guru Don Tapscott talks about how the New Generation is changing the world by developing new ways of thinking and interacting. His latest book is called "Grown Up Digital"
Khan Academy can be beneficial to different students in many different ways. From my experience in my classroom, it's great because students are able to work on topics they need to work on - advanced students are challenged, and struggling students have a comfortable space where they can fill in their content knowledge gaps. Furthermore, students are much more excited to learn, and invested in their own progress.
Goldie Hawn puts her trademark smile to some serious good through her non-profit Hawn Foundation.
Dr. Daniel Siegel explores the neural mechanisms beneath social and emotional intelligence and how these can be cultivated through reflective practices that focus on the inner nature of the mind. Daniel is a child psychiatrist, educator, and author of Mindsight, The Mindful Brain, Parenting from the Inside Out, and The Developing Mind. He is the Founding Editor of the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology, co-director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, and executive director of the Mindsight Institute.
Logan LaPlante at TEDx University o Nevada When 13 year-old Logan LaPlante grows up, he wants to be happy and healthy. He discusses how hacking his education is helping him achieve this goal.
Sharing powerful stories from his anti-obesity project in Huntington, W. Va., TED Prize winner Jamie Oliver makes the case for an all-out assault on our ignorance of food. Jamie Oliver is transforming the way we feed ourselves, and our children.
Teaching mentor and Chef Shahnaz Baday with the Integrity Academy at Casa de Luz, Center for Integral Studies spoke with us about their school menu that is completely plant based and comprised of whole foods. Chef Baday also shared her recipe for Baked Acorn Squash with Sage Stuffing. The Integrity Academy is a small, secular, private, year-round school serving families and children. Children are educated in a team teaching, project-based, non-graded, multi-aged environment focused on collaboration, cooperation, and communication. For more information on Integrity Academy at Casa de Luz, center for integral studies, visit their website or give them a call at 512-535-1277. Baked Acorn Squash with Sage Stuffing Recipe from Chef Shahnaz Baday- Ingredients: 1 Acorn Squash 1 Yellow Onion- diced small 1 Cup Red Quinoa- (cooked) 1/4 C. Fresh Sage 2T. (each herb) Finely chopped fresh herbs:  Rosemary, Thyme, Marjoram, Parsley 1/2 teaspoon Dried Lavender 2 C. Vegetable broth 1 C. Shiitake Mushroom, diced small 3/4 C. Celery, diced small 1 Apple (Gala) medium dice. 1/8 t. Ginger powder 1/8 t. Garlic powder Sea salted– to taste Instructions: Preheat oven to 375.  Cut the acorn squash in half and scoop out the seeds and pulp. Sauté onions for about five minutes on medium heat with vegetable stock, 1/4 C. at a time. (add as needed so onions do not burn). Next add celery, mushrooms, herbs, spices, salt and sauté for another five minutes to allow the favors to marry, turn off heat. In a separate mixing bowl, add chopped apple, cooked quinoa, and the sautéed vegetables, mix well, and add sea salt if needed. Scoop mixture into the cavity of the acorn squash and place squash on a baking sheet. Bake in the oven for about an hour, or until the squash is tender when pierced with a fork. Enjoy and repeat often.