Tagged: teacher

Brazil leads the way to a new generation of designers in China 0

Brazil leads the way to a new generation of designers in China

Bruno Porto, Sarah Stutz, and I recently spoke to Claudia Trevisan from Estadão about the status of Design Education in China (in Portuguese). Check some of the highlights […]

Watch Dave Eggers’ wish “Once Upon a School” at TED 0

Watch Dave Eggers’ wish “Once Upon a School” at TED

Accepting his 2008 TED Prize, author Dave Eggers asks the TED community to personally, creatively engage with local public schools. With spellbinding eagerness, he talks about how his 826 Valencia tutoring center inspired others around the world to open […]

Watch Sam Richards’ “A radical experiment in empathy” at TED 0

Watch Sam Richards’ “A radical experiment in empathy” at TED

By leading the Americans in his audience at TEDxPSU step by step through the thought process, sociologist Sam Richards sets an extraordinary challenge: can they understand — not approve of, but understand — the motivations of an Iraqi insurgent? And by extension, can anyone truly understand and empathize with another?

Watch Michael Pawlyn’s “Using nature’s genius in architecture” talk at TED 0

Watch Michael Pawlyn’s “Using nature’s genius in architecture” talk at TED

How can architects build a new world of sustainable beauty? By learning from nature. At TEDSalon in London, Michael Pawlyn describes three habits of nature that could transform architecture and society: radical resource efficiency, closed loops, and drawing energy from the sun […]

Education in China: Shanghai teenagers are world’s smartest? 0

Education in China: Shanghai teenagers are world’s smartest?

Chinese parents and education experts have shrugged off a report from an international organization saying Shanghai students the best education in the world […]

Autodesk Introduces Free Sustainability Resources for Engineering Students, Educators 0

Autodesk Introduces Free Sustainability Resources for Engineering Students, Educators

Autodesk has unveiled Autodesk Sustainability Workshop, an online portal of educational content providing mechanical engineering students and teachers with the resources they need to practice sustainable design […]

Education in China: Ghostwriting hits frightening levels at universities 1

Education in China: Ghostwriting hits frightening levels at universities

Many university students under pressure are turning to the Internet for help – not for research, but to find someone to write their reports for them […]