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The Real Disrupters: The Innovators Who are Truly Transforming Education

The Real Disrupters: The Innovators Who are Truly Transforming Education | Multieconomix | Scoop.it
During the last two years, the public and some academic insiders crowned Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as the amazing disruption that was going to transform education. One of the founders of Coursera has, on multiple occasions, proclaimed that its “innovation” was no less radical than the printing press. Really? If [...]
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Interesting article, giving arguements to those that are not in favour of massive online learning by just viewing a filmed lecture, ...."you cannot do this by simply filming a classroom and posting the video....online learning must be interactive". A step further is to generally reconsider the role of information technology and media in the classroom, even if talking about primary or secondary education.

 

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Why Talking To Babies Is An Investment Worth Making. Don't Believe Me? Watch And Learn.

Why Talking To Babies Is An Investment Worth Making. Don't Believe Me? Watch And Learn. | Multieconomix | Scoop.it
There's an achievement gap in America, and it starts way earlier than expected.
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RSA Shorts - Growth is Not Enough - YouTube

Our politicians are hung up on keeping the growth curve rising. But does GDP really tell us all we need to know about a country's wealth and well-being? In t... (RSA Shorts - Growth is Not Enough.
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The 8 Types of Learning Events You Need to Have on Your eLearning Course

The 8 Types of Learning Events You Need to Have on Your eLearning Course | Multieconomix | Scoop.it
A good eLearning course requires the right combination of learning events. But what are these exactly?
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'Where Will The People Go?’ Planning and Measuring Socially Productive Places

'Where Will The People Go?’ Planning and Measuring Socially Productive Places | Multieconomix | Scoop.it
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‘But you really need to want to change …’

In a brilliant RSA lecture earlier this week, criminologist Shadd Maruna offers reasons why the idea of rehabilitation has gone in and out of fashion over the decades. He suggests, for example, that the sheer cost of incarceration makes alternatives to custody more attractive in times of austerity.
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Did Hyman Minsky find the secret behind financial crashes?

Did Hyman Minsky find the secret behind financial crashes? | Multieconomix | Scoop.it
The US economist Hyman Minsky grew up during the Great Depression, which shaped his views as he sought to explain how it had happened and how a repeat could be prevented.
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A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education

A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education | Multieconomix | Scoop.it
A few months ago Educational Technology and Mobile Learning posted a detailed guide on how Teachers can Use Blogging in Education. We are glad this post has received a wide interaction from...

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, January 23, 2015 3:43 AM

Blogging is a really important tool to help with literacy skills. Give it a try.

Denis Lundie's curator insight, January 23, 2015 7:18 AM

Writing for the web, in all forms, is an essential communication skill. All languages should teach the techniques and rules that apply to writing for the web.

Dênia Falcão's curator insight, January 23, 2015 12:37 PM

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