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Brightworks: An Extraordinary School
Brightworks is a school that reimagines education. By taking the best practices from both early childhood education and hands-on, project-based experiential learning, we strive to meet students’ needs in a flexible, mixed-age environment that breaks the traditional walls between school and the community outside the classroom. We offer a broad-spectrum learning environment designed to encourage creative capacity, tenacity, and citizenship.
tsb  distance  schools  sanfrancisco  education  learning 
april 2013 by dunc
Hello World!
"BBC Micro 2.0 is a coding platform aimed at young people who would like to learn to code. It has been developed to bridge the gap between simple visual coding environments and professional development platforms." fantastic project, looking forward to downloading this...
bbc  javascript  codingforkids  programming  learning 
february 2012 by dunc
Khan Academy
Intro to programming and comp sci courses
codingforkids  khanacademy  opendata  opensource  learning  convergence 
october 2011 by dunc
Good Freely Available Textbooks on Machine Learning - MetaOptimize Q+A
"to collect a list of good freely available textbooks that concentrate on some aspect of machine learning (rather than applications of ML -- these can go in separate questions). Good tutorials could be included as well, but I'd rather not have, say, slides that are a bit cryptic on their own." interesting collection of links
machine  learning  machinelearning  artificialintelligence 
september 2010 by dunc
SparkFun Electronics
This is a series of lectures written for those with mild electronics background (aka Sophomore in Electrical and Computer Engineering) to learn about the wild world of Embedded Electronics.
electronics  howto  learning 
october 2008 by dunc
LearningSpace - LearningSpace - OpenLearn - The Open University
The Open University OpenLearn project makes several hundred units from Open University courses available under a Creative Commons license and in a mashable format (RSS or XML feeds of course content, as well as various VLE package formats)
university  research  opensource  learning  convergence  proams  openinnovation  rss 
october 2008 by dunc
DPerry.com: Michael Highland Video - TED.COM
"[presented at] TED conference in 2006. I think he does a good job of explaining how mentally immersive games are becoming. (Reading a book about a war is nothing like being in that war.)" - this 22 yr old drove 25k real and 35k virtual miles-great video
convergence  transmedia  games  learning 
january 2008 by dunc
Core77's Hack-2-School Guide: Classroom
The First Piece of Advice for Design Students
design  learning  resource 
october 2007 by dunc

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