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Four Ingredients of Learning Communities

Four Ingredients of Learning Communities | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
It is interesting how the greatest desires of our heart are elusive, seemingly the most significant challenges in our lives. We want to be in relationship, we want to create healthy families and homes, we want great schools and to be in healthy community, yet it can be terribly difficult.

This fall, I felt my confidence shaken as
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Lovely blog on journeying through community and education.

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To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society

To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society | HCS Learning Commons Newsletter | Scoop.it
Why haven't education reform efforts amounted to much? Because they start with the wrong problem, says John Abbott, director of the 21st Century Learning Initiative. Overhauling the educational paradigm means replacing the metaphor — the concept of the world and its inhabitants as machine-like entities — that has shaped the education system, as well as many other aspects of our culture.
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, April 1, 2014 12:37 PM

Lets turn students into content creators instead of consumers where love of learning supersedes assessment!