Rock Star Physicist Brian Cox is an impressive individual, advocate for science and literally the hottest ticket in town for his trip down under in November 2012
When TED2011 took place at Long Beach, California delegates were talking, playing and listening to music, enjoying comedy and dance and much much more. They were emailing, blogging, tweeting, eating and networking while enjoying caffeine-fueled conversation between the program’s many sessions.
Studio Schools are a new kind of learning institution being established in the UK where small teams of teenage kids learn by working on projects that are “for real.”. This was an idea first established during the Renaissance period in Europe (14 – 17th centuries) where work and learning were integrated; you worked by learning and learned by working.