Symphony of Science – the Quantum World!

A musical investigation into the nature of atoms and subatomic particles, the jiggly things that make up everything we see. Featuring Morgan Freeman, Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku, Brian Cox, Richard Feynman, and Frank Close. ...

Khan Academy Snags $5 Million To Blow Up Education and adds the Arts

Khan Academy Snags $5 Million To Blow Up Education - businessinsider.com Khan Academy, a site that hosts thousands of lectures in the form of videos and practice problems, has raised $5 million. Khan Academy uses a mix of videos and problem sets to teach courses ranging...

John Eger Reports on Arts Integration at CSU San Marcos

Arts integration -- teaching every discipline through the arts -- has a number of interpretations. For example, according to The Arts Education Partnership (AEP) in Washington, D.C., "Terms such as arts-infused curriculum (Ingram & Reidell, 2003), learning in and through the arts (Bamford, 2006; Bloomfield...

Conversations on Beauty: “Creating a Whole Student” – Nov 15th

International Museum will host a reception and conversation panel with San Diego artistic and educational legends about the vital role of arts in creating a whole student. The panel includes artist James Hubbell, Maestro Jung-Ho Pak of Orchestra Nova, Dr. John Eger, Professor of Communications...

Digital Kids and the Kahn Academy

A fact of life in the 21st century is that technology has moved faster than anyone imagined. Unless we use technology to reinvent our current systems of education, we all will suffer as more and more people are left behind the learning curve, and left...

From STEM to STEAM

Artists and designers love to force us into the gray area between disciplines and often start by reframing the questions we carry around in our heads. Making It Better was a reframing orgy. Damon Rich, Founder of The Center for Urban Pedagogy, shared his experience...

Innovate + Educate, STEMconnector™

“Technology and innovation are key drivers to economic growth and jobs,” said John Engler, president of the Business Roundtable. “U.S. workforce training has to catch up to a global economy where more and more jobs require STEM training. CEO’s and education leaders have an...