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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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John Hattie admits that half of the Statistics in Visible Learning are wrong

John Hattie admits that half of the Statistics in Visible Learning are wrong | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
At the researchED conference in September 2013, Professor Robert Coe, Professor of Education at Durham University, said that John Hattie's book, 'Visible Learning',  is "riddled with errors". But w...
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Critical Digital Pedagogy: a Definition - Hybrid Pedagogy

Critical Digital Pedagogy: a Definition - Hybrid Pedagogy | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The entire enterprise of education is too often engaged in teaching that is not pedagogical.
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The ABC Cuts Are Not A Budget Tidy Up, They're About Revenge | newmatilda.com

The ABC Cuts Are Not A Budget Tidy Up, They're About Revenge | newmatilda.com | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The ABC and SBS are to have their funding slashed.
The decision is yet another broken promise for Prime Minister Tony Abbott. But it’s hardly surprising.
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World’s envy: Australia’s higher education system | Chifley Research Centre

World’s envy: Australia’s higher education system | Chifley Research Centre | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Why tech schools won't seem to go away

Why tech schools won't seem to go away | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
When Prime Minister Abbott went to the United States in June this year, he visited a P-Tech High school in Brooklyn. He said such schools were a “valuable education model for us to consider in Australia…
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What if we had asked teachers to do the curriculum review?

What if we had asked teachers to do the curriculum review? | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The Australian Curriculum describes what Australian children should know and do. The purpose of the recent review of the curriculum was to investigate whether the content of the curriculum was adequate…
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Greatly concerned about the destruction of the general capabilities in the new AC.

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How I reverse-engineered Google Docs to play back any document's keystrokes « James Somers (jsomers.net)

How I reverse-engineered Google Docs to play back any document's keystrokes « James Somers (jsomers.net) | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
How James Somers reverse-engineered Google Docs to play back any document's keystrokes
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538: Is This Working?

538: Is This Working? | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Stories of schools struggling with what to do with misbehaving kids. There's no general agreement about what teachers should do to discipline kids. And there's evidence that some of the most popular punishments actually may harm kids.
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A teaching degree can't prepare you for absolutely everything

A teaching degree can't prepare you for absolutely everything | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Two reports released this week highlight that many teaching graduates don’t feel their university studies are sufficient to get them work-ready. A report released by ACER (Australian Council for Educational…
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A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days - a sobering lesson learned

A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days - a sobering lesson learned | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The following account comes from a veteran HS teacher who just became a Coach in her building. Because her experience is so vivid and sobering I have kept her identity anonymous. But nothing she de...
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Volunteer firefighters in Adelaide are trialling a new app which tracks their response to call-out

Volunteer firefighters in Adelaide are trialling a new app which tracks their response to call-out | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
BURNSIDE CFS is using smartphones and geo-tracking technology to better respond to emergencies.
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LRB · Elif Batuman · Get a Real Degree: Down with Creative Writing

LRB · Elif Batuman · Get a Real Degree: Down with Creative Writing | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The world of letters: does such a thing still exist? Even within the seemingly homogeneous sphere of the university English department, a schism has opened up between literary scholarship and creative writing: disciplines which differ in their points of reference (Samuel Richardson v. . . .
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High-achieving teacher sues state over evaluation labeling her ‘ineffective’

High-achieving teacher sues state over evaluation labeling her ‘ineffective’ | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The lawsuit could affect New York State's entire teacher evaluation system.
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Regular classroom teachers to replace sensory specialists in Catholic schools

Regular classroom teachers to replace sensory specialists in Catholic schools | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Parents are concerned Sydney's Catholic schools will dump specialist aides in favour of regular teachers to help hearing and vision impaired students.
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3 Strategies to Improve Student Writing Instantly

3 Strategies to Improve Student Writing Instantly | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Ali Parrish, educator and ed tech consultant, provides three strategies, low-tech and high-tech, for breaking through students' brain freeze when faced with the dilemma of what to write.
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Could you make your story more...interesting? Six ways to improve children’s writing

Could you make your story more...interesting? Six ways to improve children’s writing | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
We know a good piece of writing when we read it. But what makes the writing “good” and how can we teach all our kids the skills that seem to come naturally to a few. Here are six principles teachers and…
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12 Useful Math Hacks That They Didn’t Teach You In School

12 Useful Math Hacks That They Didn’t Teach You In School | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
After finding these math hacks, I'm convinced that all those years of being forced to struggle through math class really was just a torture ploy created by evil math teachers everywhere. Check out these amazing math tips and you'll agree! Watch out though...
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I find it interesting this idea of 'hacks' - does it help learning or hinder it? Is it learning the 'tricks' and not the trade?

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Three lessons from the science of how to teach writing - Education By The Numbers

Three lessons from the science of how to teach writing - Education By The Numbers | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
evidence-based writing instruction methods
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You Can Now Create Your Classroom Website on iPad for Free ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

You Can Now Create Your Classroom Website on iPad for Free ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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5 controversial education videos that will engage students - Daily Genius

5 controversial education videos that will engage students - Daily Genius | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItLinkedInPocket There are a lot of big ideas in the world of education. From ideas for businesses to ways the entire education system should change, a lot of digital ink is spilled over figuring out which of the big ideas is worth exploring. So what happens when students, teachers, and school leaders take to …
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About Us

About Us | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Brightworks is a school that reimagines education. By taking the best practices from both early childhood education and hands-on, project-based experiential learning, we strive to meet students’ ne...
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‘I couldn’t continue as a teacher without understanding how students learn’

‘I couldn’t continue as a teacher without understanding how students learn’ | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Esme Kettle reflects on her realisation that, after seven years in the classroom, she didn’t know how to teach
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