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A Rainy Day in Soweto: Mandela and his Neighbors

A Rainy Day in Soweto: Mandela and his Neighbors | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
A longtime neighbor remembers the years of Nelson Mandela’s imprisonment, as well as his return to Soweto.
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Taking a Different Approach to Higher Education

Taking a Different Approach to Higher Education | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
A burgeoning new group is applying the self-organized learning organization concept to higher education.
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The Real College Barrier for Working-Poor Families

The Real College Barrier for Working-Poor Families | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared in Inside Higher Ed. A recent New York Times op-ed blames the rules and regulations of the federal Pell Grant program for many of our nation’s higher education access and completion problems.
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Why corporate feminism is convenient for capitalism

Why corporate feminism is convenient for capitalism | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
Dawn Foster: Focusing on individual success stories is far easier than changing the way business operates – but doesn't actually improve women's working lives
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Teachers: How Slowing Down Can Lead to Great Change

Teachers: How Slowing Down Can Lead to Great Change | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
Sometimes, in order to gain perspective on a situation, I imagine myself zooming into outer space and looking down on whatever is going on. From a distance of thousands of feet above whatever cr
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Five obstacles that prevent people acting on their concerns

Five obstacles that prevent people acting on their concerns | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
Understanding what stops people speaking up and acting when concerns are raised is important, write Murray Anderson Wallace and Suzanne Shale
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Three Ways to Help Students Become More Metacognitively Aware

Three Ways to Help Students Become More Metacognitively Aware | critical reasoning | Scoop.it

Metacognition is about being able to successfully plan, monitor, and evaluate your learning. It’s not a skill that can be listed as a strength by most of our students. 

Here are three ways to create a classroom climate that confronts students with themselves as learners.


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How photographing events stops us living them

How photographing events stops us living them | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
Jillian Edelstein: In our visually sophisticated era, it can be hard to separate the ability to capture the moment from fully experiencing it
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A Right to the University

A Right to the University | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
Police on the move outside University of London Union, 5 December 2013 On 4 December, the University of London was granted an injunction from the High Cour
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Conrad Black and Rob Ford — two fools in one room keep the lies coming: DiManno | Toronto Star

Conrad Black and Rob Ford — two fools in one room keep the lies coming: DiManno | Toronto Star | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
Who better, really, to interview a shameless politician than a shameless felon?
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Smart students don't boost other classmates' grades - Futurity

Smart students don't boost other classmates' grades - Futurity | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
Being in a classroom full of "the best and brightest" students may not help marginal ones, according to new research that contradicts popular theory.
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Ready to Ignite Students’ Curiosity? Here’s Your Toolkit

Ready to Ignite Students’ Curiosity? Here’s Your Toolkit | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
Created by Dr. Sugata Mitra, this step-by-step guide will help teachers and parents ignite kids' curiosity and learn about the world through self-discovery, sharing, and spontaneity.
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Digital Storytelling: Relations are Formed in Social Media

Digital Storytelling: Relations are Formed in Social Media | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
Digital Storytelling: Relations are Formed in Social Media. In this digital age, relations are formed and maintained through social media. With the creation of professional networking sites such as LinkedIn, the talent market becomes digitalized.
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Stop Penalizing Poor College Students

Stop Penalizing Poor College Students | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
The way the Pell grant program is designed makes it harder for low-income students to graduate on schedule.
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The History Behind Obama's Handshake With Raul Castro

The History Behind Obama's Handshake With Raul Castro | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
Obama has to know of the historic role played by Cuba in the anti-apartheid struggle.
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Map: All the Countries That Contribute to a Single Jar of Nutella

Map: All the Countries That Contribute to a Single Jar of Nutella | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
Turkish hazelnuts, Malaysian palm oil, Nigerian cocoa, Brazilian sugar, French vanilla...
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Open Source Is Way Whiter And Maler Than Proprietary Software

Open Source Is Way Whiter And Maler Than Proprietary Software | critical reasoning | Scoop.it

Tech already suffers from a white, male monoculture, but open source is even worse. Here's why that is and how to fix it.


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How should universities respond to student protests? – 10 views

How should universities respond to student protests? – 10 views | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
As students stage a nationwide protest against police on campus, we hear from a range of voices across the sector
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Students prepare for mass protest against police on campus

Students prepare for mass protest against police on campus | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
Hundreds expected to take part in 'cops off campus' demonstrations, as wave of student protest swells
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Saudi Arabia migrant expulsions: 'They beat us. I want to warn others not to go'

Saudi Arabia migrant expulsions: 'They beat us. I want to warn others not to go' | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
More than 100,000 Ethiopian men, women and children have been expelled from the kingdom as labour rules tighten
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Transforming a culture of monoglots

Transforming a culture of monoglots | critical reasoning | Scoop.it
How do we change a determinedly monolingual culture, in which people remain disinterested in other languages, as well as convinced that they're punishingly hard to learn?
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