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Day 1 at @SXSWedu in #Austin! #sxsw #sxswedu #texas #edu (at Hilton Austin)

Day 1 at @SXSWedu in #Austin! #sxsw #sxswedu #texas #edu (at Hilton Austin)

@google in education co-working space at #sxsw #sxswedu. #decor #tech #edu  (at SxSWedu 2013)

@google in education co-working space at #sxsw #sxswedu. #decor #tech #edu (at SxSWedu 2013)

Learning with #Legos and Lego Mindstorms at @sxswedu #sxswedu #sxsw #robotics #edu #tech  (at SxSWedu 2013)

Learning with #Legos and Lego Mindstorms at @sxswedu #sxswedu #sxsw #robotics #edu #tech (at SxSWedu 2013)

Today I drew my core end-user for my app in #DIL2013 @nyuwagner class. He is too cool. #art #tech #hipster #design #digital #edu #drawing (at NYU Stern School of Business)

Today I drew my core end-user for my app in #DIL2013 @nyuwagner class. He is too cool. #art #tech #hipster #design #digital #edu #drawing (at NYU Stern School of Business)

teachingliteracy:

kenyatta:
theeconomist:
The textbooks children learn from in school reveal and shape national attitudes—and should provoke debate.
Few, if any, instruments shape national culture more powerfully than the materials used in schools. Textbooks are not only among the first books most people encounter; in many places they are, along with religious texts, almost the only books they encounter. A study in South Africa showed that fewer than half of pupils had access to more than ten books at home. In 2010 a study by Egypt’s government found that, apart from school textbooks, 88% of Egyptian households read no books.
Fantastic read.

teachingliteracy:

kenyatta:

theeconomist:

The textbooks children learn from in school reveal and shape national attitudes—and should provoke debate.

Few, if any, instruments shape national culture more powerfully than the materials used in schools. Textbooks are not only among the first books most people encounter; in many places they are, along with religious texts, almost the only books they encounter. A study in South Africa showed that fewer than half of pupils had access to more than ten books at home. In 2010 a study by Egypt’s government found that, apart from school textbooks, 88% of Egyptian households read no books.

Fantastic read.

These watercolor paintings brighten up this #nyu lecture room. Not sure where they came from #edu #art (Taken with Instagram at New York University)

These watercolor paintings brighten up this #nyu lecture room. Not sure where they came from #edu #art (Taken with Instagram at New York University)

NYU President John Sexton talks about the global network university, the NYU Global Idea Exchange, and introduces this year’s challenge question.


Sounds a bit familiar…right, IDEO?

Irshad Manji, Moral Courage Project Director at NYU Wagner asks students: What do you stand for?

good:

To Boost Turnout, Make Election Day a Celebration
Illustration by Jessica De Jesus

good:

To Boost Turnout, Make Election Day a Celebration

Illustration by Jessica De Jesus

The piece features of the work of NYU Wagner faculty and research institutes. Enjoy!