Archive for the 'Learning and Teaching'

There is genius around us – and within us

A. O. Scott said: The incentives not to think – to be one of the many available varieties...
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Dabbawalas, tutorial networks, and the naysayers

In Mumbai, India, many workers prefer a hot, home-cooked meal instead of eating at a food stand or...
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This online high school is not going to change education

The headline at eSchool News reads ‘This online high school could change education’ (a slight...
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East Campus: Uncovering the brilliance in every student

High school student Jeff Bliss famously said in 2013, “If you would just get up and teach them...
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Learners or memorizers

Richard Elmore said: The real argument is whether we want to develop a generation of people who...
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Time to find other employment

Dean Shareski said: In the past decade, most everyone with access has experienced what...
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Can we answer this question satisfactorily for our students?

Paul Sinanis, middle school student, said: I don’t understand the point of school....
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Creating, making, and doing in Northwest Iowa [VIDEO]

My team’s most recent video about the maker experiences that we’re facilitating in our...
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Reinforcing the standardized model of low-level learning and schooling

I’m sitting in a workshop today about early literacy supports. The presenters are personable, the...
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Let kids make informed decisions about real things in the real world

Will Richardson said: Sure, the CCSS wants to promote and measure critical thinking skills. But...
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