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Michael Kirst, professor emeritus at the Stanford Graduate School of Education and the president of the California State Board of Education, discusses the state's new education policies and the sweeping systemic changes under way in the state as part of its efforts to adopt the Common Core State Standards.
Carl Wieman, professor of physics and of education, is scheduled to speak Friday, Oct. 24, from 3:15 – 4:15 p.m. as part of the weekend reunion activities. His talk, "Taking a scientific approach to undergraduate science and engineering education," will be live-streamed for public viewing. The URL to watch is http://stanford.io/1ssrP1Z.
Jo Boaler talks with Sarah Montague of the BBC about the messages teachers and parents can communicate to students about their potential. Given the right opportunities and teaching, she says, students can grow their brains to master high-level subjects.