Students Take the Wheel: 3 Ted X Talks about Learner-Driven Education

With educational technology blossoming, digital information available in huge quantities, and a push for whole child education, there’s never been a better time for learners to take responsibility for their own educational experience.  Here are three TEDX speakers who focus on making the most of the opportunities presented (or in some cases, not presented).

Chris Lehman of PracticalTheory.org challenges educators to identify and encourage their students’ strengths.

Mathematician and teen CEO Jacob Barnett insists that the path to success lies in a learner’s individuality.

Logan LaPlante discusses the notion of Hackschooling. 

 

Amy Leask is VP of Enable Education.