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Everyone is talking about education these days, but it's more than test scores. It's got to be about people learning to think about how they learn and learning to win together. The articles shared here are pieces of the puzzle, things that are right with education. If you are interested in ways to learn to win together, please contact EnTeam- www.enteam.org
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Learning by doing: why we've embraced a practical primary curriculum

Learning by doing: why we've embraced a practical primary curriculum | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
Headteacher Kate McGee explains how her school is using practical activities such as gardening, cooking and filmmaking to teach English, maths, philosophy and beyond (Open Futures school Manor Primary, in London, has put together a brilliant...
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Mexican president signs education reform

Mexican president signs education reform | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
President Enrique Pena Nieto signed Mexico's most sweeping education reform in seven decades into law Monday, seeking to change a system in which teaching positions could be sold or inherited, and no official ...
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Bullies Called Him Pork Chop. He Took That Pain With Him And Then Cooked It Into This.

Bullies Called Him Pork Chop. He Took That Pain With Him And Then Cooked It Into This. | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
This is kind of beautiful.("We grew up learning to cheer on the underdog because we see ourselves in them."
#ToThisDay by @Koyczan via @Upworthy
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Co-Op offers students work, life learning - STLtoday.com

Co-Op offers students work, life learning - STLtoday.com | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
Co-Op offers students work, life learning
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"I've gotten to learn so many things through the hands-on training," Arban said. "When you're learning on the job, you're actually learning things you'll use in the real world.
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Two Cheers for President Obama's New Education Policies - Huffington Post

Two Cheers for President Obama's New Education Policies - Huffington Post | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
Two Cheers for President Obama's New Education Policies
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I admit to grasping at straws in the hope that the president I love will stop his teacher-bashing and subsidizing bubble-in educational malpractice for poor children of color.
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How Learning Analytics Are Being Used In Education | Tracking Online Presence

How Learning Analytics Are Being Used In Education | Tracking Online Presence | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
The Horizon Report showcases a number of different examples of institutions that are using learning analytics in different ways.
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Could You Have Passed 8th Grade 100 Years Ago?

Could You Have Passed 8th Grade 100 Years Ago? | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
We've all heard it from our parents and grandparents before: "In MY day…" But before you head toward the eye-roll, less conspicuous tune-out or the more polite nod-and-smile, the Bullitt County Museum has posted a recent donation: the 1912 eighth...
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Researchers Recommend Core Changes in Education | DML Hub

RT @zephoria: Passionate about learning? Check out the new Connected Learning report by Digital Media & Learning researchers: http://t.co/UotvoB7m
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Do You Feel Like You Belong? Why It Matters For Learning « Annie Murphy Paul

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A '21st Century' Education Is SO Last Century

A '21st Century' Education Is SO Last Century | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
It's empty phraseology designed to sound like we are preparing for the future when we are already living in that future; and no one believes that what passes for a typical classroom today will be the classroom experience even 10 years from now, let...
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How Free Online Courses Are Changing the Traditional Liberal Arts Education | PBS NewsHour | Jan. 8, 2013

How Free Online Courses Are Changing the Traditional Liberal Arts Education | PBS NewsHour | Jan. 8, 2013 | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
As tuition costs continue to rise, it seems counterintuitive that professors at top universities would give away their courses for free.
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Apple's Education Phenomenon: iPad - InformationWeek

Apple's Education Phenomenon: iPad - InformationWeek | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
Apple's Education Phenomenon: iPad
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Specifically regarding iPad sales in the U.S. education market, Apple said its third quarter saw nearly a doubling year over year, to just under one million units.
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A Slow School is a Creative School by Joe Harrison | Slow Education

A Slow School is a Creative School by Joe Harrison | Slow Education | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
When I began working in schools it was as a musician. I'd run workshops in which people with any instrument and of any ability level would come together an... (RT @pyeglobal: Have you heard about the slow #education movement?
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State OKs Bill Allowing Guns On College Campuses

State OKs Bill Allowing Guns On College Campuses | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
LITTLE ROCK, Ark, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Faculty and staff members in Arkansas are one step closer to legally carrying concealed handguns on the state's college campuses.
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Your Education Stories

Your Education Stories | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
StudentsFirst members are fighting hard to bring a world-class education to all students. Our two-millionth member shared her motivation for joining the fight.
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DOE May Let Some City Students Who Fail State Tests Move On To Next Grade

DOE May Let Some City Students Who Fail State Tests Move On To Next Grade | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
The Department of Education plans to relax a policy that previously required students who fail state tests to pass summer school or repeat a grade level, saying that now only elementary and middle school students whose scores are in the bottom 10...
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What will the impact be on students who fail state tests but are allowed to move ahead without attending summer school or repeating a grade level?

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How this Citizen Schools Alumnus is Beating the Odds - Citizen Schools

How this Citizen Schools Alumnus is Beating the Odds - Citizen Schools | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
Mary Espinosa is a first year student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC). She is an alumnus of Citizen Schools North Carolina. In middle school I didn’t quite realize the situation my peers and I were in.
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I love the insite Mary shares about where she came from and where she is going! 

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How teachers can work together to foster deeper learning

How teachers can work together to foster deeper learning | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
Teachers cannot achieve deeper learning in isolation, education consultant Ben Johnson writes.
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Do You Feel Like You Belong? Why It Matters For Learning « Annie Murphy Paul

RT @anniemurphypaul: A researcher identifies why Asian-American students do better in college than others: they study together in groups http://t.co/n1cDoH37
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Learning from past presidents - Doris Kearns Goodwin

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/learning-from-past-presidents-doris-kearns-goodwin Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks about what we can learn f...
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An A+ student regrets his grades

An A+ student regrets his grades | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
Students regard education as inputting a sufficient amount of work to output the highest possible grades
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"This course taught me something important: We can’t allow learning to become passive. We need to teach students to learn how to learn – to become independent, innovative thinkers capable of changing the world."

 

I am excited that this student realized the importance of learning how to learn- now how can we spread this idea?

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After Fighting To Go To School, A Pakistani Woman Builds Her Own : NPR

After Fighting To Go To School, A Pakistani Woman Builds Her Own : NPR | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
Humaira Bachal's father thought it was a waste of time for her to go to middle school. For years, she had to sneak out of the house to attend. When he found out, he was furious.
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Can babies help reduce violence and bullying in primary-school children?

Can babies help reduce violence and bullying in primary-school children? | Cooperation and Education | Scoop.it
The baby lies on a green blanket in the centre of the classroom.
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