Interdisciplinary learning launched at Needham High with grantBoston.comIt provides resources for the pilot year of a new interdisciplinary course, which has been developed by Needham High educators in collaboration with the NEF.
RealSchool is a program that promotes student-centered, whole-person learning. Friday, November 16, 2012. Computers in Class. Here are the top eleven activities students are using their computers for in class (And guess what?
5 School Technologies To Watch: Personalized Learning Is HereForbesVendor collaboration and cross-platform integration is important for education and will continue to be a big trend for two main reasons.
This school offers inquiry-based learning with a radical shakeup of the K-8 class schedule. Students spend every afternoon tackling an ambitious Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) project with real world ...
By Robert McNeely If many so-called education reformers really want to close the student achievement gap, they should direct their fire away from public (Education is the ideal space for Dems to talk abt #poverty.)...
When learning is personal, teaching and learning changes. Teachers' and learners' roles change. Last January, we created a chart comparing Personalization vs Individualization vs Differentiation and a report that explained the difference between these three terms including teacher-centered vs. learner-centered approaches. This chart has been downloaded tens of thousands of times from all over the world and prompted discussions around some of these questions:
> What does personalized or personal learning mean to you?
> How do you see teachers' and learners' roles changing?
> How does a school or district know they are Ready to Transform learning?
> What is Assessment AS Learning?
> Can personalization help close the achievement gap?
> Where are the conversations, models, and examples of personalizing learning?
These questions were part of an interview from Patricia Gomes, a reporter from Porvir in Brazil who wrote an article August 12, 2012 about the chart and resulted in an article and infographic in Portuguese.
Reject inquiry-based, project-based, or place-based learning as not “research-based.” …Research and data are the real engines to education reform. Give a test. Chart the data. Refine the teaching based on the data, and ...
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.
Mind your Mind to Stay HealthyMoneylifeThe latest development of science has now accepted the definition of 'whole person healing' (WPH) for future. Time has come to abandon the disease era of medicine.
Even in Philly, high school students learn farmingSan Francisco ChronicleAnd though it is certainly still firmly grounded in those, a recent focus has been on boosting academics, on inquiry-based learning that opens the door to a wider range of...
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