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This Really Happy 13-Year-Old Hacks His Education, And Now I Regret I Didn't Do The Same With Mine

This Really Happy 13-Year-Old Hacks His Education, And Now I Regret I Didn't Do The Same With Mine | Educating for the future | Scoop.it
A little boy is going to tell you just why he's so happy, and you're going to want to listen.
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Education - learning to be happy.

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Parenting on Purpose: Setting Up a Finnish School in the Home

Parenting on Purpose: Setting Up a Finnish School in the Home | Educating for the future | Scoop.it
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Free play versus purposeful play... The notion of play is important for pre-school education as well as regular education as John Seely Brown points out in the new culture of learning.

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IFTF: Future Work Skills 2020

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Outlines the future work skills needed by employees in 2020. How are we preparing our students for this future where 60% of them will work in jobs that have yet to be created? 

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Creating a Culture of Trust

So as I was taking part in last week’s Middle School curriculum leaders meeting, I was once again struck by the importance and necessity of a positive school climate and culture. We were all busy and engaged in providing meaningful feedback through a critical friends protocol, when it occurred to me that the trust that was being shown by everyone in that room as colleagues was three years in the making. A culture of trust, where people are able to be vulnerable, open-minded, accepting of professional feedback, and eager to learn from each other takes a considerable amount of time and effort to develop….and it’s such hard work! I


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Building a culture of trust is difficult and ardous, made even more difficult if you inherit a culture of suspicion and mistrust. I agree that it is an ongoing work and never a destination. Requires constant tending as you would a garden. 

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Want Kids to Win the Future? Turn Them Into Makers — and Sci-Fi Fans | Underwire | Wired.com

Want Kids to Win the Future? Turn Them Into Makers — and Sci-Fi Fans | Underwire | Wired.com | Educating for the future | Scoop.it
Nolan Bushnell once almost destroyed his family's garage. As a youngster in Utah, he went tooling around with a liquid-fuel rocket on a roller skate an
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Interesting notion about messing around and creating.

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