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Tyler DeWitt: Hey science teachers -- make it fun | Video on TED.com

High school science teacher Tyler DeWitt was ecstatic about a lesson plan on bacteria (how cool!) -- and devastated when his students hated it. The problem was the textbook: it was impossible to understand.
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Project-Based Learning: Success Start to Finish

Visit http://www.edutopia.org/manor. Go inside Manor New Technology High School, where an unwavering commitment to an effective schoolwide PBL model keeps bo...
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Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think.
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TEDxNYED - Dennis Littky - 03/05/2011

Dennis Littky is the co-founder and co-director of Big Picture Learning and the Met Center in Providence. He is nationally known for his extensive work in se...
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Will Richardson - test prep or life prep?

A parent of two middle school-aged children, Will Richardson has been blogging about the intersection of social online learning networks and education for th...
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Maths in high schools - computation vs logical mathematical reasoning

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Stephen Ritz: A teacher growing green in the South Bronx | Video on TED.com

TED Talks A whirlwind of energy and ideas, Stephen Ritz is a teacher in New York's tough South Bronx, where he and his kids grow lush gardens for food, greenery -- and jobs.
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Michael Engemann and Damien Tonkin - Building a rescue UAV

Michael Engemann and Damien Tonkin - Building a rescue UAV | Engaging students in their education | Scoop.it
In this short talk at TEDxCanberra 2011, Michael and Damien use humour and bravado to discuss how being involved in the UAV Outback challenge as an extra-curricular activity has led to learning new things, discovering untapped talent and doing...
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TEDxUChicago 2011 - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi - Rules of Engagement

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is one of the world's leading researchers in positive psychology. As the director of the Quality of Life Research Center, he speciali...
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Dan Pink - Drive

Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us Daniel Pink provides concrete examples of how intrinsic motivation functions both at home and in the work...
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TEDxDirigo - Zoe Weil - The World Becomes What You Teach

THE WORLD BECOMES WHAT YOU TEACH Zoe Weil is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education (www.HumaneEducation.org) and is considered a...
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Common Sense: An Overview of Integrated Studies

More collaboration, critical thinking, and knowledge retention are the fruits of an integrated curriculum. Learn more about a way of learning that mimics rea...
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TEDxUBC - Chris Kennedy - Students Live! Real-world Learning at the 2010 Olympic/Paralympic Games

Chris Kennedy is the incoming Superintendent of Schools for the West Vancouver School District and is a passionate advocate for the ethical use of social med...
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10 ways to differentiate learning…

10 ways to differentiate learning… | Engaging students in their education | Scoop.it
Once upon a time in the olden days, the teacher stood out front and taught the whole class the same material in the same way. Everyone was expected to do the same tasks, some passed and some failed...
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The DeHavilland Blog: Can we change our fundamental assumptions about education?

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