Tuesday December 28, 2010
Ken Robinson: Changing education paradigms
|| In this talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson lays out the link between 3 troubling trends: rising drop-out rates, schools' dwindling stake in the arts, and ADHD. An important, timely talk for parents and teachers.
Arts and Culture
Edwin Outwater & KWS take Dan Deacon’s high-art dance party to a new level with 20 children, a bus, and Mozart
“...a shot of pure, musical adrenalin” (The Guardian)
KITCHENER - “If Dan Deacon comes your way, go. If you're the type of person afraid of being called on or afraid of being a participant, go anyway! It will change your life forever. Oh, and the music is insanely good. It was the best party I've ever witnessed, with the best the music ever.”
DIANNE BOS READING ROOM
CAMBRIDGE - Dianne Bos has been working in photography using pinhole cameras in innovative and unpredictable ways. Her motivation in using long exposures is to capture a passage of time, and memory of a place, rather than the instance of a moment.
Guelph Chamber Year End Summary: Jobs and Business Growth in Guelph
* In Guelph, our business community increased employment by 3,600 jobs this year - putting unemployment at 7.7% compared to the provincial average of 8.8% (Industry Canada November 2010 Ontario Economic Overview)
Ontario Energy Board Releases Decision Respecting Hydro One Transmission Cost of Service Application
TORONTO - Hydro One announced that the Ontario Energy Board issued a decision respecting its 2011/2012 Cost of Service application for the transmission of electricity and other charges, to be effective January, 2011 (Board File No.: EB-2010-0002).
Transition Therapeutics Announces Modification of the Collaboration Agreement for ELND005
TORONTO - Transition Therapeutics Inc. announced that the Company and Elan Corporation, plc have mutually agreed to modify their collaboration agreement for the development and commercialization of ELND005.
Tsaheylu: How to take your audience for a ride:
Two communication lessons from "Avatar!"
By Darren LaCroix
"I see you. " ~Jake Sully (Character in Avatar)
Do you realize each time you communicate it is different? Even though you are the same person saying the same thing? It is different each time. Do you know why?