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A School With No Teachers, Where Students Teach Themselves

A School With No Teachers, Where Students Teach Themselves | Newington Professional Reading | Scoop.it
The school, simply named 42, requires no high school diploma and no money to apply. It's turning French education on its head, but it may also solve some of the country's most pressing problems.
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"Sadirac says they’re not looking for how much students know, but how they think."

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Lisa Power's curator insight, November 8, 2013 5:20 PM

What a fun way to learn computer programming!

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Why It's Time To Start Teaching Students How To Think - Edudemic

Why It's Time To Start Teaching Students How To Think - Edudemic | Newington Professional Reading | Scoop.it
As an elementary teacher, I can’t help but notice that children today want quick answers and do not take the time to think things through.
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Good strategies to develop deep thinking.

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Sunflower Foundation's curator insight, August 19, 2013 3:12 PM

Right on the money. Teaching a student to think is equivalent to teaching a hungry girl to fish. It gives them the ability to problem solve. This whole site is a gem for teachers and students.

Aphrodite Cox's curator insight, August 26, 2013 6:26 PM
The research around learnable intellegence is changing education.
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The Shift From Teaching Content To Teaching Learning

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The Shift From Teaching Content To Teaching Learning
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Teaching thinking and inferencing. Excellent.

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