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Education Rethink: A Seven-Year-Old's Vision for School Reform

Education Rethink: A Seven-Year-Old's Vision for School Reform | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it
A Seven-Year-Old's Vision for School Reform. Posted by John T. Spencer. "I'm kind-of looking forward to school and I'm kind-of not looking forward to school," my seven-year-old son tells me. "What parts are you looking ...
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CED Releases “Unfinished Business” – New Report on the Value of Early Education and the Need for Business Leaders to Champion Early Learning

CED Releases “Unfinished Business” – New Report on the Value of Early Education and the Need for Business Leaders to Champion Early Learning | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it
Committee for Economic Development (RT @FirstFiveNebr: New CED report “Unfinished Business” addresses need for business leaders to Champion Early Learning: http://t.co/Ln62Q6OI...)...
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How are projects and project-based learning different?

Often, traditional classes have assigned projects--write a poem in the style of Tyger, Tyger Burning Bright; create a rap song about fractions; make a diagram of a eukaryotic animal cell; make a tooth...
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Institute for the Redesign of Learning/Almansor Center Announces Planto Open New School to Expand Autism Program

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Educational Leadership:Creating Caring Schools:Trust in Schools: A Core Resource for School Reform

Educational Leadership:Creating Caring Schools:Trust in Schools: A Core Resource for School Reform | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Aprendizaje Colaborativo: Preparando para el futuro

Aprendizaje Colaborativo: Preparando para el futuro | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it
A collaborative learning environment in the classroom can help students to learn more, and prepare them for the real world. Watch as one teacher demonstrates a lesson in a collaborative learning environment.

Via Paz Gonzalo, Manuel Jesús Fdez.
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Collective Learning Improves Teacher Practice

Collective Learning Improves Teacher Practice | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it

Las "Professional Learning Communities" contribuyen a mejorar la práctica profesional del profesorado más que el aprendizaje individual.

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Jose Joaquin Brunner: Liderazgo escolar: un nuevo libro de R. Marzano

Jose Joaquin Brunner: Liderazgo escolar: un nuevo libro de R. Marzano | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it
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Integrating a learning platform with Office 365–LP+ - Education - Site ...

Integrating a learning platform with Office 365–LP+ - Education - Site ... | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it
I just got an embargoed press release from the UK Learning Possibilities team for 15th June – and luckily for us, I can write about it already as we're half a day ahead of the UK Smile. LP+ logo In a nutshell, LP+ is a rich Virtual ...
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June 12, 2012 - The Center For Education Reform

June 12, 2012 - The Center For Education Reform | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it
Many are asking the big question- how is it that a candidate who ran and won on making school reform his first priority hasn't been successful in achieving real reform since he's taken office? Meanwhile, the Governor has ...
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6 influencias Kilpatrick creador método proyectos. iDidactic's Blog

6 influencias Kilpatrick creador método proyectos. iDidactic's Blog | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it

Si hacemos un ejercicio simple de reflexión en los centros educativos, y preguntamos al profesorado qué autores son los referentes teóricos de trabajo en el aula, raramente aparecerá la figura de William Heart Kilpatrick. Muchos desconocen que este americano de origen rural es el autor del libro The Project Method, the use of the purposeful act in the educative process, el año 1918.


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What Does Successful Project-Based Learning Look Like?

What Does Successful Project-Based Learning Look Like? | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it
The end of the school year presents us with an opportunity for reflection at Envision Schools.
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The Missing Link in School Reform (SSIR)

Interesantísimo y provocador trabajo cuya autora sostiene que los esfuerzos de transformación educativa que realmente funcionan se basan en el esfuerzo colectivo del profesorado, en un contexto de confianza mutua y comunicación significativa, y con el apoyo de los equipos directivos que construyen redes de relaciones estratégicas con el entorno de las escuelas.

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Project-based Learning: How Education Becomes More Relevant to the Real World

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With project-based learning, the challenge is to set the expectations high, provide support and belief in your student, and get out of the way.
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Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning

Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Assessing Project-Based Learning | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it
This classroom guide is intended to inspire and expand your thinking about effective assessment for project-based learning.


The tips are organized to follow the arc of a project.
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Collective Learning Improves Teacher Practice « Things I grab - Blog

Collective Learning Improves Teacher Practice « Things I grab - Blog | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it – Things I grab here and there Effective professional learning communities are based on the assumption that collective learning and problem solving are key to improving educator practice and student ...
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Work is learning and learning is the work | Harold Jarche

Work is learning and learning is the work | Harold Jarche | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it

El aprendizaje en las empresas ya no puede seguir viéndose como una intervención puntual de los departamentos de Recursos Humanos. El aprendizaje y el trabajo están completamente entremezclados.

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6 afirmaciones para docentes que adoptan la Enseñanza Basada en Proyectos

6 afirmaciones para docentes que adoptan la Enseñanza Basada en Proyectos | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it

Enseñanza Basada en Proyectos

 

Andrew Miller (@betamiller on Twitter) is a National Faculty member for the Buck Institute for Education, an organization specializing in 21st century project-based learning, as well as for ASCD,...


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Cooperative Learning Ideas From Nobel Prize Winner Carl Wieman ...

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Carl Wienman won the Nobel Prize for physics, and is also outspoken in his support of cooperative group learning in the college classroom. Many of those same ideas can be applied to the K-12 school, and to other subjects, ...
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Amazon.com: Charter Schools Lessons in School Reform (Volume in the Topics in Educational Leadership Series) eBook: BROUILLETTE. LIANE: Kindle Store

Amazon.com: Charter Schools Lessons in School Reform (Volume in the Topics in Educational Leadership Series) eBook: BROUILLETTE.
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PBL Field Guide: Where are you starting? | Experiments in Learning ...

PBL Field Guide: Where are you starting? | Experiments in Learning ... | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it

Integrated Studies – Studies that integrate rather than separate; PBL – Problems that require critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration; 21st Century Learning Environments – Schedules and Spaces that fit learning; PLC/Critical Friends –...


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Transforming Education: How Do We Start a Movement?

Transforming Education: How Do We Start a Movement? | Small Learning Communities - Communities of Practice | Scoop.it

...la Fundación William y Flora Hewlett Foundation, es la Red de aprendizaje profundo, se compone de diez redes de escuelas de todo el país que atienden a un grupo diverso de estudiantes en las escuelas urbanas, rurales y suburbanas - más de 445 escuelas en 36 estados.


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