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The Definition of Education « Cooperative Catalyst

The Definition of Education « Cooperative Catalyst | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Receiving education in America once meant a chance to escape the ramifications of a limited knowledge. It once provided children a chance to better themselves and move beyond the implications of imprudence that could be ...
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Teachers sue over having to lease laptops from Education Department

Teachers sue over having to lease laptops from Education Department | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Victorian teachers who leased notebook computers from the Education Department could be repaid hundreds of dollars if their union wins a court case.
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SDP: Why do we do this to our children?

SDP: Why do we do this to our children? | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
www.therealsingapore.com | An online community that provides media coverage without censorship.
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It’s harder to be a poor student in the U.S. than in Russia

It’s harder to be a poor student in the U.S. than in Russia | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
It isn't easy to be a disadvantaged high school student anywhere, but the U.S. education system appears to be particularly unkind to its less privileged youth.
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The facts about ‘boat people’ – The government and media are lying

The facts about ‘boat people’ – The government and media are lying | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The facts about ‘boat people’ – The government and media are lying is a title that perfectly sums up the emphasis in this guest post by Glenn Murray. This was first published on Glenn's blog in
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What should Labor stand for? | Inside Story

What should Labor stand for? | Inside Story | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The best way forward for Labor doesn’t fit well with structures inherited from the past, writes Geoff Gallop
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Joe Hockey: all's fair in welfare and budgets

Joe Hockey: all's fair in welfare and budgets | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
When it comes to the statistics on inequality and welfare dependence, it all depends on how you look at it
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The Catholic Church Is In A Crisis Right Now, And 3 Nuns Are Responsible

The Catholic Church Is In A Crisis Right Now, And 3 Nuns Are Responsible | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Things that matter. Pass 'em on.
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About The Project | The Real Life Super Hero Project

About The Project | The Real Life Super Hero Project | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
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The biennale boycott

The biennale boycott | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
One of the artworks currently on show at the Biennale of Sydney is Bosbolobosboco #6, by Libia Castro and Ólafur Ólafsson. It was made in collaboration with the Sydney-based group Refugee Art Project, which since its founding in 2010 has run art classes inside detention centres and organised exhibitions and publications for artworks made by asylum seekers.
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Piketty nitpicking: don't rush to discard his case

Piketty nitpicking: don't rush to discard his case | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
What is the ordinary reader to make of the allegation that Thomas Piketty has used false data in his analysis of wealth inequality?
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Assessment for Learning: Home | Assessment for Learning

Assessment for Learning: Home | Assessment for Learning | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Assessment for Learning provides teachers with examples of accessible, readily useable and relevant assessment tasks from all learning areas; worksamples, (annotated and unannotated); professional advice and activity related to assessment. Each task includes: Nature of the assessment task; Links to State and Territory curricula; Prior Teaching and Learning; Duration of the task; Teacher preparation; Scaffolding: preparing students for the task; The task; Professional Development; Rubrics and Worksamples. Requires Flash.
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Why I Teach Plato to Plumbers

Why I Teach Plato to Plumbers | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Liberal arts and the humanities aren't just for the elite.
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Happy birthday, William, and thanks for being there from the start

Happy birthday, William, and thanks for being there from the start | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good - in spite of all the people who say he is very good. (Robert Graves) First encounter  Scratch a theatre director, and you're likely to find Shakespeare just below the skin. And so it is with me. He was the vehicle of one…
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Is the Pope Catholic or communist when he speaks out on poverty?

Is the Pope Catholic or communist when he speaks out on poverty? | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
A blog in The Economist recently accused Pope Francis of following the founder of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Lenin, in adopting an “ultra-radical line” on capitalism. The blog, “Francis, capitalism and…
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Literature Circles: A Student-Centered Approach to Literacy

Literature Circles: A Student-Centered Approach to Literacy | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Why do our students come to school? Yes, yes, of course because they have to, but why else? Is it because of you? Is it because of the mind-bending lectures we give? If you asked Michael Kahn (see his…
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bulb | App Smashes and Flows: Choose Your Own iAdventure

bulb | App Smashes and Flows: Choose Your Own iAdventure | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Ideas and resources for student products created on the iPad. For more integration ideas, visit mooreti.edublogs.org
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The Forgotten History Of A Canadian Town's Experiment With Guaranteed Income - disinformation

The Forgotten History Of A Canadian Town's Experiment With Guaranteed Income - disinformation | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
A town in Canada tried the simplest method to end the ills associated with poverty: give everyone a minimum sum of money. Via the Dominion: Try to imagine a town where the government paid each of the residents a living income, regardless of who they were and what they did. For a four-year period in …
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Talkin' 'bout a generation: understanding youth and change

Talkin' 'bout a generation: understanding youth and change | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Making sense of what is happening in our own time requires sharp thinking. Today, however, catch-phrases and clichés abound. More specifically we rely on cliches about generations. Journalists, bestselling…
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Kumi Naidoo: my five lessons in civil disobedience

Kumi Naidoo: my five lessons in civil disobedience | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
From anti-apartheid protests, to scaling Arctic oil rings, the head of Greenpeace shares his experience of peaceful resistance
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The Secret Side of the Web Is Home to Heroes, Not Just Crooks | Opinion | WIRED

The Secret Side of the Web Is Home to Heroes, Not Just Crooks | Opinion | WIRED | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The Deep Web is not all about drugs, guns and porn. There's a lot of altruism to be found there, too.
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About The Project | The Real Life Super Hero Project

About The Project | The Real Life Super Hero Project | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
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Abbott's End (37): The Last Nine Days

Abbott's End (37): The Last Nine Days | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
It's likely Abbott will be overthrown in the next nine days and his successor Dutton, Hunt or Turnbull rapidly and brutally excise Hockey from the Treasury; not certain, but likely. Why do I say th...
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The ugly side effects of body perfection drugs

The ugly side effects of body perfection drugs | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
For the young men who have crossed the Rubicon of steroids to achieve the body beautiful, the development of man boobs is the least of their worries.
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Orwell App - Distraction Free Writing and Editing Software - Orwell App

Write clearer, more compelling text with Orwell App
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Macquarie Street woes are a symptom of a bigger problem

Macquarie Street woes are a symptom of a bigger problem | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
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