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Refuse to Be a Boring Teacher: 15 Ways to Have More Fun

Refuse to Be a Boring Teacher: 15 Ways to Have More Fun | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“ We've all had that teacher--the one who speaks in a monotone voice and reads aloud from the textbook. And we've all had the opportunity to not be that te”
Via Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.
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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, October 13, 2015 11:57 AM

Such important reminders. I love the suggestion of getting in the trenches and doing the work you have assigned. 

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University-based teacher training suffers under Ofsted

University-based teacher training suffers under Ofsted | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“ Sector may lose places after new inspection regime reports dip in standards”
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Pascual Pérez-Paredes research: The evidence is now in: the explicit teaching of grammar rules leads to better learning

Pascual Pérez-Paredes research: The evidence is now in: the explicit teaching of grammar rules leads to better learning | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
What really interests me is the fact that such specialized topic has been discussed in a newspaper. I must say that we find these days more and more linguistics in everyday media and news, possibly one of the effects of globalization, "viral" language learning and the attention to apllied sciences.
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The Difference Between Instructivism, Constructivism, And Connectivism

The Difference Between Instructivism, Constructivism, And Connectivism | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“We spend so much time in education trying to make things better. Better policies. Better technology. Better standards. Better curriculum. Better instruction. Better assessment. Better response to assessment data.”
Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)
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How did the media fail women in 2013?

How did the media fail women in 2013? | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“ The Danish prime minister has been dismissed as a 'flirty blonde' in the Mail; the Sun has denounced Stella Creasy for wearing a blue skirt – just two recent examples of objectification. What others from the last year should we look at?”
Via Robin Irvine
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Female infanticide in UK: Doctors will not be prosecuted over gender abortions as it is 'not in the public interest'

Female infanticide in UK: Doctors will not be prosecuted over gender abortions as it is 'not in the public interest' | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has hit out at a decision not to prosecute two doctors who agreed to arrange illegal abortions for women based on the gender of their baby.
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Gender segregation: radical speakers cannot demand an audience that fits their ... - Spectator.co.uk (blog)

Gender segregation: radical speakers cannot demand an audience that fits their ... - Spectator.co.uk (blog) | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“ Spectator.co.uk (blog) Gender segregation: radical speakers cannot demand an audience that fits their ... Spectator.co.uk (blog) I spent much of Tuesday afternoon shivering outside the offices of Universities UK.”
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UK EDUCATION: Special report: Coalition in crisis over free schools and academies

UK EDUCATION: Special report: Coalition in crisis over free schools and academies | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
Free schools and academies must employ qualified teachers, Nick Clegg will demand this week, in the first break with the Conservatives on education policy under the coalition government.

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UK EDUCATION: MPs launch inquiry into academies and free schools after spate of controversies

UK EDUCATION: MPs launch inquiry into academies and free schools after spate of controversies | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it

An influential group of MPs is to launch an inquiry into academies and free schools following a string of controversies including alleged fraud and poor standards of education.


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Game-Based Learning: Resource Roundup

Game-Based Learning: Resource Roundup | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“ Resources by Topic: Games in the Classroom Tips and Tools to Get Started Using Games for Learning and Assessment Engaging Students with Innovative Programs Games for Social Good Straightforward Ga”
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Resources | National Center for Women & Information Technology

Resources | National Center for Women & Information Technology | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it

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The 6 Major Skills for 21st Century Students

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Here is a short two pages PDF document from ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) which features the six major fluencies (standards) students need to develop in the 21st century classroom.

Via Alberto Acereda, Ph.D.
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Carlos Fosca's curator insight, January 12, 2015 10:57 PM

Estas son las 6 habilidades que todo estudiante de este milenio debería dominar:

1 – Creatividad e innovación, 2- Comunicación y colaboración, 3- investigación y manejo de información, 4- Pensamiento Crítico, Resolución de Problemas y Toma de Decisiones, 5- Ciudadanía Digital Digital y  6- Conceptos y Aplicación de la Tecnología.

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UK 'fly in, fly out' scholars fail to take off in China

UK 'fly in, fly out' scholars fail to take off in China | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“ Students dissatisfied with contact hours, QAA overseas provision review shows”
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Why I write for an essay mill

Why I write for an essay mill | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“ How a ‘freelance ghostwriter’ haunts the sector”
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Teacher ‘told to sound less northern’ after southern Ofsted inspection

Teacher ‘told to sound less northern’ after southern Ofsted inspection | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“ A teacher has been told to tone down her northern accent as a result of criticism by school inspectors.”
Via Mercedes Durham
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1 In 9 Girls Marries Before Age 15, And Here's What Happens To Them

1 In 9 Girls Marries Before Age 15, And Here's What Happens To Them | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“ December 10 marks the anniversary of the presentation of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which recognizes that there are "equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family." But, because of the widespread...”
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Great British Class Survey finds seven social classes in UK

Great British Class Survey finds seven social classes in UK | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“Old model of working, middle and upper classes makes way for tiers ranging from 'precariat' to 'elite' based on economic, social and cultural indicators”
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Girls and science: why the gender gap exists and what to do about it - EducationGuardian.co.uk (blog)

Girls and science: why the gender gap exists and what to do about it - EducationGuardian.co.uk (blog) | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“EducationGuardian.co.uk (blog)Girls and science: why the gender gap exists and what to do about itEducationGuardian.co.uk (blog)"Science" is not just something taught at school.”
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Universities UK withdraws advice on gender segregation in lectures

Universities UK withdraws advice on gender segregation in lectures | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“ Body that represents higher education institutions says it is reviewing guidance after criticism from PM”
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How A Simple Checklist Can Improve Learning

How A Simple Checklist Can Improve Learning | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
"From reminding us of what to pack for a trip to helping doctors perform surgery, checklists are crucial for projects that require sequential steps or a series of tasks. As Atul Gawande points out in his book “Checklist Manifesto,” checklists break down complex tasks and also ensure consistency and efficiency if more than one person is working on a project."
Via Beth Dichter, Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.
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ARK SCHOOLS: More than 100 free schools applications approved - Press releases - Inside Government - GOV.UK

ARK SCHOOLS: More than 100 free schools applications approved - Press releases - Inside Government - GOV.UK | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it

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Facebook and 22 universities to give students credit for open source projects

Facebook and 22 universities to give students credit for open source projects | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
“ It's Christmas-comes-early for geeks. Facebook announced this morning that it has partnered with MIT, Stanford, University of Waterloo, Carnegie Mellon, University of California, Los Angeles, and m...”
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Finnish Educator Refutes U.S. Approach to Education Reform |

Finnish Educator Refutes U.S. Approach to Education Reform | | Contemporary issues in FE | Scoop.it
alerie Strauss of the Washington Post has posted an article by a prominent Finnish education policy expert, Pasi Sahlberg, which argues persuasively that the American focus on teacher effectiveness is missing some key components. Without a shift in thinking about how to reform American education, Sahlberg, who admits some of the large differences between the United States and Finland, sees little room to believe that America’s educational system
Via Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.
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