James Patrick Connell

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Fired FBI official authorized criminal probe of Sessions, sources say

Nearly a year before Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired senior FBI official Andrew McCabe for what Sessions called a "lack of candor," McCabe …

VIDEO: Peter Thiel, Brian Chesky and others weigh in on what's wrong with education

This month we're launching our "Online .EDU" series presented by Accel Partners devoted to finding innovation in the world of ed-tech. Sarah Lacy …

America's Schools: Innovation Killers?

In a fast-changing world, the next generation of entrepreneurs needs to be able to innovate, but are America's schools extinguishing this ability?<p>Some commentators have called the current crop of young people entering the workforce the most entrepreneurial generation in years. But for every tale of …

Innovation

What we're learning from online education

Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research …

Learning

Sir Ken Robinson: Building a Culture of Innovation

Sir Ken Robinson: Building a Culture of Innovation from AERO - Education Revolution on Vimeo.<p>Here are some highlights:<p>If you understand No Child Left …

What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland's School Success

The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.<p><i>The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.</i><p>Sergey Ivanov/Flickr<p>Everyone agrees the United States needs to improve its education system …

Connected Learning: Tying Student Passions to School Subjects

Ito uses the Harry Potter Alliance to demonstrate how Connected Learning’s can be effective. She says, “the HPA connects young people who are …

The Standard’s Politically Incorrect New Ad Campaign

The Standard hotels fancy themselves the kinds of places that encourage the unexpected; the zag, if you will. Hotel staff, however, may not take kindly to guests engaging in the departures from convention on show in the brand’s latest ad campaign.<p>The campaign promoting The Standard’s five locations …

Advent of Google means we must rethink our approach to education

Would a person with good handwriting, spelling and grammar and instant recall of multiplication tables be considered a better candidate for a job than, say, one who knows how to configure a peer-to-peer network of devices, set up an organisation-wide Google calendar and find out where the most …

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

Free Massive Online Education Provider, Coursera, Begins To Find A Path To Profits

Online education providers may very well disrupt the higher-education establishment, but first, these for-profit companies need to find a way to finance the mammoth technical infrastructure needed to support millions of students. It’s a challenge that all mission-based businesses wrestle with, and …

Shakira.

If you’re Shakira‘s ex-boyfriend – specifically, the one who sued her for $100 million in 2012 – you really don’t want to hear this record. On …

Shakira