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Lexington tries to tackle high school student stress - Boston Globe

Lexington tries to tackle high school student stress - Boston Globe | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
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Lexington tries to tackle high school student stress
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One day last week at Lexington High School, teachers wore red clown noses as they stood before their classes.
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Caution and the Common Core State Education Standards

Caution and the Common Core State Education Standards | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
States should have some flexibility as they move to the new and more demanding curriculum.
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President Obama Vows to End the Perpetual War

President Obama Vows to End the Perpetual War | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
For the first time, President Obama clearly stated that the current state of war is unsustainable for a democracy.
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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley | Video on TED.com

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them.
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The Top 5 Disruptions In Digital Media

The Top 5 Disruptions In Digital Media | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, at John Battelle’s CM Summit during Internet Week in New York, I had the chance to lead a conversation about the most significant disruptive shifts currently taking place
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What the Fitch is Going on at Abercrombie?

What the Fitch is Going on at Abercrombie? | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Abercrombie & Fitch's first quarter results sharply missed already low expectations: Sales slipped 8.9% to $838.8 million and shares fell by almost 10% last week, trading at the bottom of the S
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Wolf Creek Public Schools Embraces BYOD, Puts Pedagogy First

Wolf Creek Public Schools Embraces BYOD, Puts Pedagogy First | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
This Alberta district emphasizes anytime, anywhere learning with student mobile devices.
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Legislature may erase several high school tests, sparking debate about rigor in Texas schools

Legislature may erase several high school tests, sparking debate about rigor in Texas schools | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Lawmakers are expected to vote today on cutting the number of tests to graduate high school from 15 to five.
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Column: Learning the Difficult Lesson of Letting Go | Valley News

Column: Learning the Difficult Lesson of Letting Go | Valley News | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
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Have you ever had the fleeting sensation that you are in the middle of a metaphor? It happened to
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It’s Modes, Not Personality Traits

It’s Modes, Not Personality Traits | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
I know a woman who at work seems emotionally reactive, needy and dependent – everyone says, “That’s just her personality.”But then when she was part of a group touring the
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Plans to drop climate debate from national curriculum 'unacceptable' - The Guardian

Plans to drop climate debate from national curriculum 'unacceptable' - The Guardian | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
The Guardian Plans to drop climate debate from national curriculum 'unacceptable' The Guardian Leading environmental figures, including broadcaster Sir David Attenborough and mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, have condemned government plans to drop...
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chemicalsams: There Is No Such Thing as THE Flipped Class

chemicalsams: There Is No Such Thing as THE Flipped Class | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
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Extreme Sports: A Positive Transformation in Courage and Humility

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Transformational Leadership

Transformational Leadership | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Transformational Leadership occurs where the leader takes a visionary position and inspires people to follow.
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allAfrica.com: Kenya: Govt Plans ICT Hubs in All Counties

allAfrica.com: Kenya: Govt Plans ICT Hubs in All Counties | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience
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Will Teacher Prep Academies Replace Schools of Education?

Will Teacher Prep Academies Replace Schools of Education? | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Schools of Education will become an endangered species if this bill becomes law. Advocates have long hungered for "disruption" of the "monopoly" that schools of education have had on teacher preparation.
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You Must Do This To Keep Your Promises, Especially When You Can’t Fulfill Them

You Must Do This To Keep Your Promises, Especially When You Can’t Fulfill Them | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot.” – Abraham Lincoln
Your promises are not just conditions of satisfaction you fulfill in the future;
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Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing

Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
We are growing increasingly disenchanted with the institutions on which we depend. We can’t trust them. They disappoint us. They fail to give us what we need. This is true of schools that are
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China, BRICS And Africa: Who Really Benefits?

Global Policy Forum is a policy watchdog that follows the work of the United Nations. We promote accountability and citizen participation in decisions on peace and security, social justice and international law.
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Lessons from Unexpected Places

Lessons from Unexpected Places | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
Coworkers, students, peers, media and friends often ask me, “What advice do you have to help others be successful?” My response is, “success is something that you have to define for
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Dance and math = learning - Standard-Examiner - StandardNet

Dance and math = learning - Standard-Examiner - StandardNet | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
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OGDEN — Math major Mollie Emerson had doubts as she waited Friday for a Weber State University workshop that promised to illustrate mathematical principles through dance.
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The Psoas: Muscle of The Soul

The Psoas: Muscle of The Soul | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
I was delighted when I first came across Liz Koch's amazing work because it confirmed much of what I'd been intuiting on my own. I had begun to open and close my yoga practise with hip opening pose...
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'Core' Curriculum Puts Education Experts At Odds - NPR

'Core' Curriculum Puts Education Experts At Odds - NPR | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
News 12 Bronx (registration) 'Core' Curriculum Puts Education Experts At Odds NPR At 2 p.m., it's crunch time for students who write for The Harbinger Online, the award-winning, student news site at Shawnee Mission East High just outside Kansas...
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School cheating scandal shakes up Atlanta - USA TODAY

School cheating scandal shakes up Atlanta - USA TODAY | Issues Effecting Transformational Learning | Scoop.it
School cheating scandal shakes up Atlanta USA TODAY The school system indictments — which featured the unprecedented spectacle of black educators, traditionally among the most respected figures in their community, taking a "perp walk" on the...
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