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A teacher explains why she gave up a career she loved | Get Schooled

A teacher explains why she gave up a career she loved | Get Schooled | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Jordan Kohanim is a former Fulton County high school teacher and one of my favorite posters on the blog because of her eloquence, her candor and her...
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This topic explores ideas that are linked to progressive, innovative education, including but not limited to, the use of technology.
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The 'digital handmade': how 3D printing became a new craft technology

The 'digital handmade': how 3D printing became a new craft technology | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The work of Australian designer Berto Pandolfo shows how 3D printing can be claimed as a craft technology.
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How virtual reality technology is changing the way students learn

How virtual reality technology is changing the way students learn | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
We are now seeing technology being designed with education in mind, and it's changing the way students' learn and understand.
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High-stakes risks of NAPLAN

High-stakes risks of NAPLAN | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
We need to do better but standardised testing is a costly and dangerous distraction.
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For teachers, there are bigger problems in our classrooms than Gonski - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Teacher risks her job and bans SATS ‘for the sake of the pupils’

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Update: Opportunity Knocks Again, And Again, And Again … / Reflections of a Reluctant Writer

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New NAPLAN challenge for Year 9 students so benchmarks are met before HSC - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

New NAPLAN challenge for Year 9 students so benchmarks are met before HSC - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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The Traditional Lecture Is Dead. I Would Know—I’m a Professor

The Traditional Lecture Is Dead. I Would Know—I’m a Professor | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
An awesome science show from the ’80s makes it to YouTube, and it shows just how pointless the traditional lecture is.
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How can teachers teach if parents don't parent? - Video

How can teachers teach if parents don't parent? - Video | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Even kids from the most challenging backgrounds can still succeed.
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Charter schools and vouchers not a solution for Australian schooling

Charter schools and vouchers not a solution for Australian schooling | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
There is no evidence to suggest that vouchers are simpler, fairer and more transparent than current funding models.
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Here’s what is wrong with testing teachers and Teach For Australia

Soul-searching and navel gazing into the quality of teaching and teacher education in Australia has been rife lately. There were already concerns abou
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Victoria's first tech school opens its doors to a new generation

Victoria's first tech school opens its doors to a new generation | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
For as long as he can remember, Seb Abbott has had robots on his mind.
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The Trad vs Prog Education Debate - A Bad Case of Attention Blindness

The Trad vs Prog Education Debate - A Bad Case of Attention Blindness | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Educators are fixated upon whether traditional, or progressive teaching methods are proven to 'work'. The 'either/or' polarisation distorting this debate has little to offer most teachers. Meanwhile, what employers and societies actually need from young people is never measured, and therefore rarely taught.
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The feedback continuum: why reducing feedback helps students learn - David Didau: The Learning Spy

The feedback continuum: why reducing feedback helps students learn - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The effects of feedback are more complex than we often realise. While expertise and mastery is unlikely to develop without feedback it’s certainly not true to say that giving feedback results in expertise and mastery. There are few teachers who do not prioritise giving feedback and yet not all teachers’ feedback is equally effective. My understanding of
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Analysis | In Arizona, teachers can now be hired with absolutely no training in how to teach

Analysis | In Arizona, teachers can now be hired with absolutely no training in how to teach | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
One retired teacher is calling it the “Warm Body Law."
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STEMIVERSE Podcast

STEMIVERSE Podcast | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
STEMIVERSE is a podcast where every week Peter Dalmaris & Marcus Schappi talks with amazing educators about the most important topics in STE
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The 5 worst education arguments by graphics

The 5 worst education arguments by graphics | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Below are the graphics and images that we see trotted out time and again to support various arguments in education. And all of those arguments, if based on these graphics as evidence, are most like…
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What Are The Top 10 Ways To Demotivate Teachers? by @TeacherToolkit

What Are The Top 10 Ways To Demotivate Teachers? by @TeacherToolkit | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
This post is not offered as a solution to help achieve this blogpost title! It's to help raise awareness that these 10 suggestions are still prevalent in our
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10 Teacher Organization Hacks to Help You Regain Your Sanity - WeAreTeachers

10 Teacher Organization Hacks to Help You Regain Your Sanity - WeAreTeachers | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Use these organizational tips to keep stress from creeping into your classroom.
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Secret Teacher: my headteacher has handed control to the students

Secret Teacher: my headteacher has handed control to the students | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Pupils are encouraged to leave class when they choose and take complaints about teachers straight to the head. It’s undermining our authority
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Digital learning: how to keep your students switched on

Digital learning: how to keep your students switched on | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Delivering teaching online is increasingly important for academics, but it needs to be more than a content dump
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Study: There Are Instructions for Teaching Critical Thinking

Study: There Are Instructions for Teaching Critical Thinking | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
A new study says critical thinking is a teachable skill, but who is going to teach it?
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Comparative judgement provider says study shows system works in high-stakes context

Comparative judgement provider says study shows system works in high-stakes context | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Comparative-judgement assessment can be used to produce objective and reliable results, a study of more than 8,500 pieces of work shows
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'Huge skills gap': High school students falling behind four-year-olds

'Huge skills gap': High school students falling behind four-year-olds | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
With the younger generation learning to code before they learn to read, today's high school students need to quickly catch up.
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