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The Sonic Trail: The Arts and Sciences

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from The Sonic Trail: Dedicated to the Prevention of Mushy Brains.

"My first blog post in a few months, talking about how quality #creativity is grounded in education & a desire to learn: http://t.co/Vsr4Boku...

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Do Testing and Accountability Promote Critical Thinking?

Do Testing and Accountability Promote Critical Thinking? | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it
Jan Carr, an author of children’s books, is a dedicated public school parent. She wrote a post wondering why the powerful elites in our society are so obsessed with testing and data. She wond...
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The Creativity Gap « Learning Change

The creativity gap – trading our creativity for productivity, the continuous downward pressures to get more out of less, as opposed to more out of ingenuity. America has shorted creativity and now our innovation and ...
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David Byrne on How Music and Creativity Work

David Byrne on How Music and Creativity Work | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it
"Presuming that there is such a thing as 'progress' when it comes to music is typical of the high self-regard of those who live in the prese...
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A Project to Set Ideas Free

A Project to Set Ideas Free | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it
Two New Yorkers with a video camera roam the city asking people for their ideas -- any ideas -- in the hope that someone might someday make use of them. Or not.
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What's Happening With the Chicago Teacher Strike, Explained

What's Happening With the Chicago Teacher Strike, Explained | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it
The strike isn't all about wages: Instead, the big sticking points are maintaining existing health benefits and standardized testing.
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Everything You've Heard About Failing Schools Is Wrong

Everything You've Heard About Failing Schools Is Wrong | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it

"Attendance: up. Dropout rates: plummeting. College acceptance: through the roof. My mind-blowing year inside a 'low-performing' school. "

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Beyond standardized tests – teaching empathy - Christian Science Monitor

Beyond standardized tests – teaching empathy - Christian Science Monitor | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it

Christian Science Monitor |Beyond standardized tests – teaching empathy | Christian Science Monitor By Alison Hockenberry, Ashoka Changemakers / June 8, 2012 The Center for Inspired Teaching in Washington, DC, invests in teachers to ensure that schools...

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Reinventing Education To Teach Creativity And Entrepreneurship

Reinventing Education To Teach Creativity And Entrepreneurship | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it
As you read this, students all over the country are sitting for state standardized exams. Schools spend up to 40% of the year on test prep, so that, shall we say, no child is left behind.
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As Children’s Freedom Has Declined, So Has Their Creativity

As Children’s Freedom Has Declined, So Has Their Creativity | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it
New research suggests that American schoolchildren are becoming less creative.
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| ePaper | DAWN.COM

| ePaper | DAWN.COM | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it
By introducing the spark of creativity, we can reinvigorate the teaching and learning process http://t.co/i5vVhSgI...
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Teach Plus :: Opportunities for Teachers, Results for Urban Students

Teach Plus :: Opportunities for Teachers, Results for Urban Students | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it

This looks like a Great resource!

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In their words: Dr MA Greenstein & Be brave (inspired after seeing the film Brave)

In their words: Dr MA Greenstein & Be brave (inspired after seeing the film Brave) | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it
Yet square that literature with recent social cognitive neuroscience research and we see a developing new picture of social and emotional learning. Helping children (and adults) take ... Tweet. Recent in Creativity & Learning ...
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National Science Foundation Embraces Art Based Learning

National Science Foundation Embraces Art Based Learning | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it
The arts are vital to changing the paradigm and are being recognized for their uniqueness in fostering creativity, which leads to innovation.
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The Global Search for Education: More Arts Please

The Global Search for Education:  More Arts Please | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it
Sir Ken Robinson, PhD, is one of the internationally recognized leaders in the development of education creativity and innovation. Here he explains what an arts curriculum should look.
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Awesome TED Talks For Educators : InformED

Awesome TED Talks For Educators : InformED | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it
Sir Ken Robinson. TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a non-profit organization. Their mission is to share ideas that are worth sharing.
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Thoughts on Learning - The Atlantic

Frank Lloyd Wright's Thoughts on Learning - The Atlantic | Education Revolution and Reform | Scoop.it

The AtlanticFrank Lloyd Wright's Thoughts on Learning |The Atlantic |The quotes are divided into subjects like Nature, Work & Success, Beauty, Democracy & Individual, and Creativity, among others, but among his keenest insights explore education and...

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