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What's the Difference Between "Doing Projects" and "Project Based Learning"?

What's the Difference Between "Doing Projects" and "Project Based Learning"? | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
List of differences between doing projects and project based learning
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Crazy ideas – higher education tax

Crazy ideas – higher education tax | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it

Nice outside-of-the-box thinking!

"There is a strong discussion in Latvia right now on how to evaluate and fund higher education (university education, bachelor degrees and up) in a fair way that has the best advantage to the societ..."

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The Art of Learning from Tim Ferris

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Leo Babauta interviews Tim Ferris on learning Leo Babauta of the blog “Zen Habits“, interviews author Tim Ferris on learning. Tim Ferris has written, “The 4-Hour Work Week”,...
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Education Cartoons | Randy Glasbergen - Today's Cartoon

Education Cartoons | Randy Glasbergen - Today's Cartoon | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
Education cartoons by Randy Glasbergen. Huge searchable database of affordable education cartoons for newsletters, presentations, bloggers, textbooks, more.
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Stop Stealing Dreams: Seth Godin

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What are schools for?
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Totally Addictive Education: The Future of Learning - Forbes

Totally Addictive Education: The Future of Learning - Forbes | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
Today, most educational systems are designed to work from the microscopic to the macroscopic. Students learn facts and figures and tiny fractions of knowledge long before anyone really puts things into a larger context.
Could this (partially) explain high drop-out rates?
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The Genius in the Classroom - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Genius in the Classroom - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
One remarkable student with progressive ideas can elevate an entire class.
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Let's Kill the Term Paper - The Conversation - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Let's Kill the Term Paper - The Conversation - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
What's the purpose of term papers really? And is the term paper the best to achieve the objective?
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Times Higher Education - Animated future for UK universities

Times Higher Education - Animated future for UK universities | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
Possible scenarios for the future of higher education, animated. UK oriented, but applicable to other countries too.
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Unlocking Passion in Education

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Matt Greenfield is the managing director of Rethink Education, a venture fund focused exclusively on early- and growth-stage education technology startups.
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Blog: ‘Respect voor mijn droom a.u.b.’

Blog: ‘Respect voor mijn droom a.u.b.’ | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
Dromen, ambities en interesses een plek geven in het onderwijs.
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The Magic of Apprenticeship — A How-To Guide

The Magic of Apprenticeship — A How-To Guide | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
How do we turn (higher) education into meaningful apprenticeships for students? The whole thing, not just the 6-month work placement..
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Digital Aristotle: Thoughts on the Future of Education

Wasn't the true strength of the 'Aristotle' way that he made his students think by asking them questions beyond (superficial) knowledge and surpassing a specific subject (like maths)? I like the idea of digital Aristotle, but would prefer it to do what the original did instead of curating / collecting / presenting subject matter...

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Good vs. great teachers: how do you wish to be remembered?

Good vs. great teachers: how do you wish to be remembered? | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
There are endless articles, blogs, essays on the difference between good and bad teachers.
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manifesto for education | A movement from status to value

manifesto for education | A movement from status to value | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it

Layar's co-founder Claire Boonstra enters the debate about education and the paradigm shift that is needed. Nice and passionate recap of what many people, including Sir Ken, have been saying about what's 'wrong' with education as is and of initiatives to improve it already out there. Not very 'new' yet, but with the drive she exhibits... who knows where this might lead!

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Learning by Design: It's Not What You Know, But How You Think

Learning by Design: It's Not What You Know, But How You Think | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
Learning by Design: It's Not What You Know, But How You Think ("Thinking independently is surely the best gift any education can provide"......)...
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ENGAGED | SOUL BIOGRAPHIES

ENGAGED | SOUL BIOGRAPHIES | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
Connie Yowell on education that is engaging. How do we instill a 'need to know' in kids? Start with the kids, not with the (decontextualized) outcomes.
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Introduction and overview of responses | Pew Internet & American Life Project

Introduction and overview of responses 'The Future of Higher Education'
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A Must Have Poster about 21st Century Learning Skills

A Must Have Poster about 21st Century Learning Skills | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it

Via Susan Bainbridge
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Lucy Georges's comment, November 27, 2012 7:04 PM
Great content, but really could benefit from a better graphic design.
Lucy Georges's comment, November 27, 2012 7:04 PM
Great content, but really could benefit from a better graphic design.
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College, Reinvented: The Finalists - College, Reinvented - The Chronicle of Higher Education

College, Reinvented: The Finalists - College, Reinvented - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
What kind of college would you create if you could start one from scratch? Chronicle readers submitted their ideas, and now it's time to vote.
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What if money was no object? - YouTube

What makes you itch? What would you do if money was no object? It's better to live a short life doing something you love, than to live a long life doing something you don't like...
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The Future of Learning, Networked Society - Ericsson

Starts with the now familiar "the way we organize our education hasn't changed since the industrial revolution", then focuses on the online disruption, but the kicker is in the end. To me that's the real message!!
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Five Competencies for Culturally Competent Teaching and Learning | Faculty Focus

Five Competencies for Culturally Competent Teaching and Learning | Faculty Focus | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
Today’s classrooms require that instructors possess competencies for teaching all students.
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Struggle Means Learning: Difference in Eastern and Western Cultures

Struggle Means Learning: Difference in Eastern and Western Cultures | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
By Alix Spiegel In 1979, when Jim Stigler was still a graduate student at the University of Michigan, he went to Japan to research teaching methods and found...
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Design Thinking for Educators

Design Thinking for Educators | Inspiration for education | Scoop.it
Design Thinking is a mindset. Design Thinking is the confidence that everyone can be part of creating a more desirable future, and a process to take action when faced with a difficult challenge. That kind of optimism is well needed in education.
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