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Five Ways Silicon Valley is Changing Education - MindShift

Five Ways Silicon Valley is Changing Education - MindShift | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Five Ways Silicon Valley is Changing EducationMindShiftAs with Linux and Mozilla (creator of your Firefox browser), progressive educators are throwing open their classroom doors and sharing their knowledge with each other and with the world.
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Unschooling 101: What is an unschooling program?

Unschooling 101: What is an unschooling program? | Alternative education | Scoop.it
I periodically look into "unschooling programs" offered by schools, not because I'm thinking of enrolling my children, but because I like to know what's out the (Unschooling 101 What is an unschooling program National ... http://bit.ly/hkO4Al...)...
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The myths of standardized testing - Washington Post (blog)

The myths of standardized testing - Washington Post (blog) | Alternative education | Scoop.it
The myths of standardized testingWashington Post (blog)Alfie Kohn put it this way: 'Studies of students of different ages have found a statistical association between students with high scores on standardized tests and relatively shallow thinking....'...
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schoodl | free and easy websites for educators | Setting up free online schools and classrooms | Scoop.it

schoodl | free and easy websites for educators | Setting up free online schools and classrooms | Scoop.it | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Because educators have been so busy teaching these past few years, it's understandable that they have not had time to learn about computers.
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Raising Miro on the Road of Life - Travel Podcast & Blog Archive ... - StumbleUpon

Unschoolers, this is fantastic! Podcast about #Unschooling- A World of Learning Part 1-Interview Peter Kowalke http://su.
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Ten Tips for New Unschooling Parents - The Natural Child Project

Ten Tips for New Unschooling Parents - The Natural Child Project | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Ten Tips for New #Unschooling #Parents #libertarian #kids #dads #tlot http://ping.
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Study to see impact on children of school reforms - Evening Standard

Study to see impact on children of school reforms - Evening Standard | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Study to see impact on children of school reformsEvening StandardIt will look at the impact of free schools, academies and increased university tuition fees on children in Camden over the next 10 years.
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Helping students motivate themselves - The Answer Sheet - The Washington Post

Helping students motivate themselves - The Answer Sheet - The Washington Post | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Veteran teacher Larry Ferlazzo writes how teachers can help students motivate themselves without gimmicks such as rewards or bribes. Here’s an excerpt from his new book on the subject.
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Amazon.com: Unschooling Rules: 55 Ways to Unlearn What We Know About Schools and Rediscover Education (9781608321162): Clark Aldrich: Books

Amazon.com: Unschooling Rules: 55 Ways to Unlearn What We Know About Schools and Rediscover Education (9781608321162): Clark Aldrich: Books (Getting ready to dive into Clark Aldrich's 'Unschooling Rules' and will have a review when done! http://amzn.
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Full-Speed Reform in Rural Georgia | Edutopia

A public middle school and high school in Whitfield County, Georgia show how to recreate the learning strategies of a renowned charter school in a traditional setting.
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RT @DianeFlynnKeith: Demystify "Radical Unschooling" with me and Sandra Dodd on April 28. http://ht.
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About IDEA | The Institute for Democratic Education in America

About IDEA | The Institute for Democratic Education in America | Alternative education | Scoop.it
The Institute for Democratic Education in America envisions an educational system and education practice based on respect for human rights and our common democratic values of freedom and responsibility, participation and collaboration, and equity and justice.
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Creative Coaching: Astra Taylor on the Unschooled Life

RT @kindvannu: the history and evolution of alternative education http://bit.
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Anti-competition education author to speak in Wichita | Wichita Eagle

Anti-competition education author to speak in Wichita | Wichita Eagle | Alternative education | Scoop.it
There's no such thing as healthy competition, says Boston author Alfie Kohn. (Standardized-test critic Alfie Kohn to speak in Wichita Saturday http://zite.
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Alfie Kohn - Unconditional Parenting

Alfie Kohn - Unconditional Parenting | Alternative education | Scoop.it
Yes!!! Vandaag bracht #Bol Unconditional parenting van Alfie Kohn 'What do kids need-and how can we meet those needs?' http://bit.
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Webisode 22 - Les nouvelles inspirations éducatives - LA RÉÉDUCATION

La source de changement en éducation réside-t-elle aussi dans les antipodes de ce que propose l'école ? (RT @Idzie: There's an interview on #unschooling w/me & my mum (in English,starting at 3:44) in the latest ep of a QC series http://youtu.
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So Educated

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RT @SoEducated1: Looking for weekly bloggers on education reform and education policy. Check us out @ www.soeducated.
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Student-Led Teaching » Rethinking Education: Sharing School Reform ...

To create a conversation about unique ideas and thought-provoking innovations in the field of education. The traditional school model does not work for every child, but there are other ways in which children can learn and succeed.
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Brockley Central: Vocational free school in Lewisham? | The online ...

The News Shopper reports that a local group called Diaspora is hoping to open a free school specialising in Lewisham teaching vocational skills to boys.
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The Homeschooling Unschooling Daily

The Homeschooling Unschooling Daily | Alternative education | Scoop.it
A newspaper built from all the articles, blog posts, videos and photos shared on HarmonicMama's homeschoolingunschooling Twitter list. (The Homeschooling Unschooling Daily is out! http://bit.
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An Angry Look At Modern Schooling by John Taylor Gatto

@AllenWest @ALakerfan78 It's all going according to plan: http://www.lewrockwell.com/gatto/gatto-uhae-2.
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Self Directed Learning

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Apr 12, Self Directed Learning: Self directed learning - Is it a separate homeschooling approach or is it a way ... http://bit.ly/eFZkx6...
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