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Following a global movement of people/organizations turning the status quo on its head, asking hard questions and creating a new way forward.
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Human Resources: 7/9 'Social Engineering in the 20th Century'

Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=05AACC0A660D098E Human Resources explores the rise of mechanistic philosphy and the exploitation of human b...
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Rejecting Standardized Testing With The Bartleby Project

Rejecting Standardized Testing With The Bartleby Project | Changemakers | Scoop.it
I am currently thinking hard about asking my son to participate in the Bartleby Project and to write "I prefer not to take your test" across the top of his state test in March.
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7 Must-Read Books on the Future of the Internet

7 Must-Read Books on the Future of the Internet | Changemakers | Scoop.it
Essential thinking on the evolution of media and the sociocognitive adaptations that go along with it, approaching this ...
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Economic Sustainability: TED Talk by Halla Tomasdottir

Economic Sustainability: TED Talk by Halla Tomasdottir | Changemakers | Scoop.it
Financier Halla Tomasdottir helped rescue Iceland's financial system after the crash -- by applying 5 traditionally feminine values to financial risk. At TEDWomen, she talks about these values and how to balance them. (RT @EcoInteractive: So Just What is Economic Sustainability? ~ http://bit.ly/eKNyVN ~ TED Talk by Halla Tomasdottir)
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Parents turn to 'unschooling' for learning outside the home

Parents turn to 'unschooling' for learning outside the home | Changemakers | Scoop.it
In a barn filled with horses, cows and the pungent smells of life on a farm, Madeline Jones milks a cow. The farm chore was a part of her day at the Historic Prophetstown farmstead in Battle Ground.
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Dissent Magazine - Arguing The World - School Reform, Community Development, and the Maldistribution of Wealth -

Dissent Magazine - Arguing The World - School Reform, Community Development, and the Maldistribution of Wealth - | Changemakers | Scoop.it
Reading Sara Mosle’s review of Steven Brill’s new book on school reform in the New York Times Book Review reminded me of the incredible expenditures of time, money, and political capital this movement...
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Infographic: Forget China, Who Are Really the World's Worst Carbon Polluters?

Infographic: Forget China, Who Are Really the World's Worst Carbon Polluters? | Changemakers | Scoop.it
Probably the most common refrain you here from anyone arguing against the United States agreeing to significant emissions ...
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The New Heroes . For Teachers: Classroom Materials . Lesson: Social Entrepreneurship | PBS

Students learn about the economic trend of what has come to be called "social entrepreneurship" and its impact on global economics. Students learn about the impact they have had on social problems worldwide. Students will be introduced to the difference between a business entrepreneur and a social entrepreneur.
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LAUSD's New Temporary Classrooms Feature Stunning, Sustainable Architecture

LAUSD's New Temporary Classrooms Feature Stunning, Sustainable Architecture | Changemakers | Scoop.it
It's a frustrating fact that much of the learning at Los Angeles schools takes place inside dismal temporary ...
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