After experience in Iraq as a part of the Marine Corps, Jake returned to business school and took on the challenge to alleviate extreme poverty. From this effort, Nuru was launched in 2008.
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ENOVA was recently recognized as the winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Education category for its incredible social impact.
Katherine Perkins discusses what differentiates Physics Education Technology (PhET), and the range of students that have benefited.
In this Stanford University podcast, president Matthew Schnittman discusses the organization’s model for service delivery, and where it’s headed.
Justin Cahill talks about how his enterprise built a company called RISE, which now boasts 30,000 children learning English in more than 100 learning centers in one of the fastest-growing markets in world.
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A look at new schools in Sweden that provide personalized and hands-on classroom experience.
Harvard business professor Leslie John reports on studies providing financial and social incentives to get people to lose weight.
Stanford assistant professor Greg Walton examines a psychological factor that contributes to inequalities between socially marginalized and non-marginalized groups.
Teachers play a key role in influencing the future not only of students, but of the country and world as a whole. What contributes to teacher effectiveness?
Educators, administrators, academics, business people, and politicians talk about potential solutions, what’s working, and what isn’t.