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SISL: From No 10 to Year 10: why I back free schools - Peter Hyman

SISL: From No 10 to Year 10: why I back free schools - Peter Hyman | Alternative education | Scoop.it
National Education Trust is an independent charitable foundation, dedicated to improving the quality of education and closing the achievement gap - working in the UK and internationally.
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Students need school counsellors, not disciple makers ...

Students need school counsellors, not disciple makers ... | Alternative education | Scoop.it
The Government has awarded a $222 million increase in funding for school chaplains. Should this money have gone to qualified, secular, school counsellors?
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Kids Write the Site! A safe and cool website for kids!

Kids Write the Site! A safe and cool website for kids! | Alternative education | Scoop.it
A safe and fun website for kids. Featuring children's poetry, stories, children's art, children's movie and music reviews and goals! Every acceptable submission is displayed! Rated as a safe children's site.
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Whitelion - Whitelion, Juvenile Justice, Young people, Mentoring, Mentor, Glenn Manton, Role Models, Melbourne, Australia

Whitelion - Whitelion, Juvenile Justice, Young people, Mentoring, Mentor, Glenn Manton, Role Models, Melbourne, Australia | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Whitelion works with young people in the juvenile justice system to open doors to opportunities, positive relationships and community connections through role model, mentoring, employment and outreach programs and through preventative programs in ...
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Wind Power Education Speaks To Kids

Wind Power Education Speaks To Kids | Alternative education | Scoop.it
KidWind Project is a small company in St. Paul, Minnesota taking an open source approach to educating children everywhere about wind power. We interview them.
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Representative John Kline Speaks on Education | The Heritage Foundation

Representative John Kline Speaks on Education | The Heritage Foundation | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Representative John Kline Speaks on Education (RT @EdWorkforce: @repjohnkline on needed education reform: “We’ve got to change the status quo.” WATCH: http://bit.ly/kbfIFv @heritage...)...
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Between the By-Road and the Main Road: Self-Directed & Collaborative Learning via Minecraft

Between the By-Road and the Main Road: Self-Directed & Collaborative Learning via Minecraft | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Hi. This is an accounting of a 12 year old playing minecraft. Not focused on school though, but at home.
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Half an Hour: Crowdsourcing the Future of eLearning

Half an Hour: Crowdsourcing the Future of eLearning | Alternative education | Scoop.it
students are engaged in self-directed learning so students are focused on outcomes (but not content - the shuft away from content is a recurring theme). let them decide how they will learn and demonstrate how they have acquired the ...
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Moving beyond self-directed learning: Network-directed learning « Connectivism

RT @courosa how should a person know what to learn?
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Education Breaks Free in Brooklyn - Patch.com

Education Breaks Free in Brooklyn - Patch.com | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Education Breaks Free in BrooklynPatch.comThe private school costs eight thousand dollars to attend but offers Democratic Progressive education – similar to a Montessori education in that it supports individual attention and growth of students in...
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The Importance of Leaping Before You Look - Life Learning

The Importance of Leaping Before You Look - Life Learning | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Having faith in ourselves as unschooling parents, is just as important as having faith in our children's ability to learn. (Beautiful!
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Report sees reform as way to bridge the skills gap - The Australian

Report sees reform as way to bridge the skills gap - The Australian | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Brisbane TimesReport sees reform as way to bridge the skills gapThe AustralianTAFE Directors Australia chief executive Martin Riordan said the recommendation "will test the government's appetite for educational reform".
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BBC News | EDUCATION | Video games 'stimulate learning'

BBC News | EDUCATION | Video games 'stimulate learning' | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Computer games can have significant educational value, researchers say.
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Middle/High School for Children with Learning Differences ...

Middle/High School for Children with Learning Differences ... | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Gateway Academy, a leading school for students with individualized learning styles in Houston, launched a new website today that furthers their mission of providing an environment that enables these children to develop the skills ...
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Re:Imagine Schools - Defending the Potential of Public Education

Re:Imagine Schools - Defending the Potential of Public Education | Alternative education | Scoop.it
The COPE Education Committee Presents: Re:Imagine Schools - Defending the Potential of Public Education   Imagine a chance to take a step back from the day-to-day struggles being faced in public education right now and get a chance to think...
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Home | Send My Sister to School

Home | Send My Sister to School | Alternative education | Scoop.it
RT @sendmyfriend: Thousands of UK schools have signed up for #sendmysister You can register for your free schools pack at http://bit.ly/18nJyL...
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NSW Teachers Federation: Education Online: May 2011: Importing the worst

NSW Teachers Federation: Education Online: May 2011: Importing the worst | Alternative education | Scoop.it
It seems iladvised for Gillard to be basing education reform on a failing US model.
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NJ Left Behind: Do Poor Kids Need A Different Pedagogy Than Wealthy Kids?

NJ Left Behind: Do Poor Kids Need A Different Pedagogy Than Wealthy Kids? | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Do Poor Kids Need Different Pedagogies Than Wealthy Kids?: Alfie Kohn has really pushed the buttons of ed reform...
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Education reform? Let's Finnish the job - News-Times

Education reform? Let's Finnish the jobNews-TimesFinnish people are ranked as the world's second happiest people, second only to Denmark, which has a similar education system. Here's what the Finns did.
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Moving beyond self-directed learning: Network-directed learning « Connectivism

Moving beyond self-directed learning: Network-directed learning « Connectivism | Alternative education | Scoop.it
While connectivism begins with the individual, it stresses the growth of connections and connectedness in learning and knowledge. Self-directed learning explains the attributes of learners who learn at their own pace and interest.
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12 Things Really Educated People Know

12 Things Really Educated People Know | Alternative education | Scoop.it
12 Things You Might Not Have Learned in a Classroom (RT @davidwees: John Taylor Gatto on "12 Things You Might Not Have Learned in a Classroom" http://bit.ly/mRcLCx #edchat...)...
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