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School claims 45-hour week works

School claims 45-hour week works | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
A once-failing Norfolk primary school says it has seen a "rapid improvement" since adopting a 45-hour-a-week timetable.
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Where has creativity gone?

Where has creativity gone? | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
Findings from this post on creativity sounds too good for me.  Thanks to Ana Cristina for the link. For all the talk of creativity in business, industry and academia, there's evidence that it's imp...
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How To Change "Human Nature"

How To Change "Human Nature" | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it

By Morty Lefkoe. "There are traits so common most people consider them inherent. In fact, they are not inherent at all, and we can learn to change them, and our lives."

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2 Awesome iPad Posters for your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

2 Awesome iPad Posters for your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it

2 Awesome iPad Posters for your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/4ui8XMJQ6f via @medkh9


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Top 10 skills children learn from the arts

Top 10 skills children learn from the arts | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
You don't find school reformers talking much about how we need to train more teachers in the arts, given the current obsession with science, math, technology and engineering, but here's a list of skills that young people learn from studying the arts.
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10 Easy Ways for Kids to be Frugal - Goldstar Savings Bank

With a little knowledge & a lot of practice, being frugal will become second nature for children. Make the most of what we have - attribute we'd all like!
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Schools told to narrow pupil gap

Schools told to narrow pupil gap | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
Schools in England will no longer be rated as "outstanding" if they fail to close the attainment gap between poor and rich children, a minister says.
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Children’s Board Game Promotes Healthy Eating Habits in New Video

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School sport revamp is welcomed

School sport revamp is welcomed | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
Sports governing bodies have given their approval to the Government's new school sports policy, the BBC learns.
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Skateboarding Legend Rodney Mullen on Creativity and Innovation

Skateboarding Legend Rodney Mullen on Creativity and Innovation | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
Skateboarding Legend Rodney Mullen talks about his approach to Creativity and Innovation.

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Tom Nelson's curator insight, April 7, 1:17 PM

I believe creativity is one of the most important things to develop a young mind and that is what skateboarding is all about.

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How To Prepare Students For 21st Century Survival

How To Prepare Students For 21st Century Survival | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
How To Prepare Students For 21st Century Survival (RT @isteconnects: Seven survival skills of the 21st century that we need to teach: http://t.co/eUTyqc9fqf #edtech #tlchat Librarians are...)...

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4 inspiring kids imagine the future of learning

4 inspiring kids imagine the future of learning | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it

We ask four incredible youths: What do you think is the future of education. Adora Svitak, Kid President, Thomas Suarez, and Ying Ying Shang.


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What Students And Parents Think About Mobile Technology - Edudemic

What Students And Parents Think About Mobile Technology - Edudemic | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
It's hard to gauge how students and parents feel about any one topic. When it comes to the influx of mobile technology, the question is even harder.
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School claims 45-hour week works

School claims 45-hour week works | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
A once-failing Norfolk primary school says it has seen a "rapid improvement" since adopting a 45-hour-a-week timetable.
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Ocean City Maryland News | OC MD Newspapers | Maryland Coast Dispatch - Local Kids First In Nation To Utilize Sports Program

Ocean City Maryland News | OC MD Newspapers | Maryland Coast Dispatch - Local Kids First In Nation To Utilize Sports Program | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
Get all the Ocean City MD area news with The Maryland Coast Dispatch, a weekly newspaper in Ocean City.
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» To Be More Creative, Be An Introvert - The Creative Mind

» To Be More Creative, Be An Introvert - The Creative Mind | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
Multiple psychologists and writers note a strong association between the personality trait of introversion and creativity.

 

Science journalist Winifred Gallagher: “The glory of the disposition that stops to consider stimuli rather than rushing to engage with them is its long association with intellectual and artistic achievement. Neither E = mc2 nor Paradise Lost was dashed off by a party animal.”


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Eastlake Elementary students get animated

Eastlake Elementary students get animated | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it

Students are learning vector-based graphic skills in an after-school club. ("@Nightline: Kids on iPads: Teaching tool or babysitter?" DEFINITELY TEACHING!


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Five Conversations that you can have with your Kids about Money

In today’s “throwaway world” with the current economic climate, it can be difficult for parents to talk to their children about money. Children often find it hard to understand the value of money: what their toys cost, where money comes from and why they can’t always have everything they want.

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Pay Attention Kids! How important is Academic Ability? - Goldstar Savings Bank

Pay Attention Kids! How important is Academic Ability? - Goldstar Savings Bank | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it

A study by the Oregon State University published in 2012 tracked 430 pre-school age children and found evidence that social and behavioural skills, such as paying attention, following directions and completing tasks may be even more important than academic ability.

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Savers must work 'extra hard' to find the best Isa rates as few will beat inflation, experts warn

Savers must work 'extra hard' to find the best Isa rates as few will beat inflation, experts warn | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
Anyone wanting to make the most of their annual tax-free cash Isa allowance of £5,760 from April 6 will struggle to find anything that beats the eroding effects of inflation.
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How to pick the best apps for your baby

How to pick the best apps for your baby | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
The youngest family members might not have their own smartphones, but they have their own apps -- lots and lots of them.

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THE TWELVE THINGS YOU ARE NOT TAUGHT IN SCHOOL ABOUT CREATIVE THINKING

THE TWELVE THINGS YOU ARE NOT TAUGHT IN SCHOOL ABOUT CREATIVE THINKING | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
Think Jar Collective contributor and creativity expert Michael Michalko shares his insights on what we don't learn about creativity in the school system.

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monica gigante's comment, February 28, 2013 3:32 AM
thanks, very interesting!
Marci Segal, MS's curator insight, February 28, 2013 8:58 AM

Won't it be nice when we can leave behind the old notions of creativity, as mentioned in this article, and move forward with open attitudes toward it, and practices that engage revitalizing new thinking and action,

Harpal S.sandhu's curator insight, March 4, 2013 8:29 PM

SCHOOL=CREATIVITY

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Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart?

Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart? | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
Scientists think bouts of panic in stressful situations can be traced to genetics. But don’t freak out. Biology is not necessarily destiny.
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Home-Education is About Learning, Not Schooling

Home-Education is About Learning, Not Schooling | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it

A common misconception about home-schooling is that it is anti-education, or against the education establishment.


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Mindful Momma: How to Encourage Imagination in Your Kids

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Erinn Knoten’s New Children’s Book Teaches Value of Cash

Erinn Knoten’s New Children’s Book Teaches Value of Cash | Financial Education for Kids | Scoop.it
‘Nickelas the Lost Nickel’ uses a lost coin to remind children of value of cash in modern world
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