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Integrating Technology: Lessons from the Amish

Integrating Technology: Lessons from the Amish | Amish | Scoop.it
The Amish are a unique group of people. They focus on church and family and seem to welcome a degree of separation from the non-Amish world. They’re famous for their simple lifestyle, plain dress, ...

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Jessica V Allen's curator insight, May 27, 2013 12:06 AM

Insightful and spot-on look at what PD should be in a school.  Simple suggestions such as no rock-stars, community built, and differentiated are excellent reminders for when you are building a community of professional development in your school.

Harper Epps's curator insight, December 3, 2013 9:07 AM

The Amish education goes until the 8th grade. After that the boys work full time on the communities farm, and the girls learn how to become homemakers. They also do not believe in celebrities, because in their culture, every person is the same and the only "higher" being is God. 

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Amish Buggy Accident with Truck Kills 2

Amish Buggy Accident with Truck Kills 2 | Amish | Scoop.it
State police are still investigating an accident that involved a horse-drawn Amish buggy and a truck.  State police say a mother and daughter died in the fatal collision in northwestern Pennsylvania.  Authorities say 34-year-old Mary Byler, of New...

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Amish girl bails on chemo, recovers on natural therapy

Amish girl bails on chemo, recovers on natural therapy | Amish | Scoop.it
Amish girl bails on chemo, recovers on natural therapy

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For the Amish, Big Agribusiness Is Destroying a Way of Life

For the Amish, Big Agribusiness Is Destroying a Way of Life | Amish | Scoop.it
In upstate New York, small farmers are being squeezed out by thousand-cow dairies and genetically modified crop producers. The buggy-driving members of a traditional sect may be hit hardest of all.

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The Life of an Amish Child (part 1)

The Life of an Amish Child (part 1) | Amish | Scoop.it
Information about the Amish and their simple country living.

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