What Most Schools Don’t Teach

What Most Schools Don’t Teach


Learn about a new “superpower” that isn’t being taught in 90% of US schools.

Starring Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, will.i.am, Chris Bosh, Jack Dorsey, Tony Hsieh, Drew Houston, Gabe Newell, Ruchi Sanghvi, Elena Silenok, Vanessa Hurst, and Hadi Partovi. Directed by Lesley Chilcott, executive producers Hadi and Ali Partovi.

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13 thoughts on “What Most Schools Don’t Teach”

  1. school should teach us how to deal with deaf or blind individuals rather than teaching us to code

  2. I’m 13 years old and today will be my first day of learning how to program! Thank you for putting this video together and sharing it on Youtube. I would have never discovered the motivation to try something new if I had not seen this video. My goal is to become a *good* programmer, so that I will be able to create something beneficial not only for me, but for others too! ūüôā

  3. I learned python(self taught), java script(school) and now I am trying to learn C++ at home because there is no where to learn it without going to college but I am in 9th grade. I am starting to become so unenthusiastic about learning it because I don’t know where to learn it, I have been using learncpp.com but it is boring because it isn’t interactive, does anyone know a website that teaches C++ like codehs.com or http://www.codecademy.com ? Thank you so much if you could help.

  4. They should use programming as a means to apply math. I am terrible at math – remembering seemingly arbitrary and pointless, but most of all cryptic formulas, and I have no idea how someone came to the conclusion that a certain formula works.

    I try to figure out “why” it works because if I don’t, I don’t remember anything about it. So without really taking apart a formula, I don’t learn – in school, you just plug in numbers and you either get it right or you get the wrong answer. In programming, you write it out yourself and can see in front of your eyes the formula being useful.

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