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It Isn’t Binary (Coopertive Catalyst)

It Isn’t Binary (Coopertive Catalyst) | Human Scale Education | Scoop.it

All institutions can become coercive and destructive. The issues is not simply “change the system.” The issue is one of approach and philosophy. Are we being humble? Are we being humane? Is this what’s best for kids?

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I Learned to Believe in Me | IDEA

I Learned to Believe in Me | IDEA | Human Scale Education | Scoop.it
The Institute for Democratic Education in America envisions an educational system and education practice based on respect for human rights and our common democratic values of freedom and responsibility, participation and collaboration, and equity...

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The Innovative Educator: Three Radical Ideas to Reform Education. Surprise. They Don’t Involve School Buildings

The Innovative Educator: Three Radical Ideas to Reform Education. Surprise. They Don’t Involve School Buildings | Human Scale Education | Scoop.it

I recently came across three alternative views of what 21st century learning environments might look like. One, written several years ago, outlines what community learning might look like if suddenly schools no longer existed. The next, written earlier this year, outlines a learning environment that resembles a mall-like shopping center. The third provides 12 design principals that give new meaning to the idea of "Re" "Forming" education.

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Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution! (TED talk) | The Institute for Democratic Education in America

Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution! (TED talk) | The Institute for Democratic Education in America | Human Scale Education | Scoop.it

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish. Robinson is a world-renowned education and creativity expert.

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Mission New York Collective of Radical Educators (NYCoRE) is a group of public school educators committed to fighting for social justice in our school system and society at large"

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It Isn’t Binary (Coopertive Catalyst)

It Isn’t Binary (Coopertive Catalyst) | Human Scale Education | Scoop.it

All institutions can become coercive and destructive. The issues is not simply “change the system.” The issue is one of approach and philosophy. Are we being humble? Are we being humane? Is this what’s best for kids?

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Small Schools Leadership in Oregon

Small Schools Leadership in Oregon | Human Scale Education | Scoop.it
How can we prevent districts and school systems from reverting to the status quo? How can we encourage schools and school systems to truly innovate and to withstand the pressure of being sucked bac...
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The Builders' Manifesto - Umair Haque - Harvard Business Review

The Builders' Manifesto - Umair Haque - Harvard Business Review | Human Scale Education | Scoop.it

Builders forge better building blocks to construct economies, polities, and societies. They're the true prime movers, the fundamental causes of prosperity. They build the institutions that create new kinds of leaders — as well as managers, workers, and customers.

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Education as a Essential Gesture of Human Existence

Is education a human right or human nature?


Are we educating children and adults or are we instead taking part in a “essential gesture of human existence” as Theodore Roszak states in his timely (written in 1977, but just as relevant today, if not more so) book Person/Planet: The Creative Disintegration of Industrial Society.
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NPR tries something new: A day to let managers step away and developers play

NPR tries something new: A day to let managers step away and developers play | Human Scale Education | Scoop.it

NPR is experimenting with something called “Serendipity Day,” wherein everyone on the technology side abandons their day jobs to work on…whatever they want.

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Blue Sky Wonderings about Educational Transformation.

Blue Sky Wonderings about Educational Transformation. | Human Scale Education | Scoop.it
This email/prompt went out to the COOP mailing list this morning from Kirsten Olson, ...We thought the responses were so interesting, we decided to make this into a general post and widen the conve...
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‘We’re not going to let them fail’ • SEI turns 30

‘We’re not going to let them fail’ • SEI turns 30 | Human Scale Education | Scoop.it

With the motto “Youth potential realized,” the mini-empire hosts a middle-grades charter school, a summer program, free meals, community-based internships and afterschool enrichment including sports, music, dance and art.

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