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John Hattie, The Educators - BBC Radio 4

John Hattie, The Educators - BBC Radio 4 | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Sarah Montague asks what really makes a difference to a child's ability.
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Read With Me: 5 Tips to Foster a Love for Reading

Read With Me: 5 Tips to Foster a Love for Reading | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Lisa Dabbs shares her enthusiasm for reading with five tried-and-true suggestions for developing a lifelong book habit in young readers who may or may not have discovered the magic of the printed page.
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Testing democracy: NAPLAN produces culture of compliance

Testing democracy: NAPLAN produces culture of compliance | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
There has been widespread and well-justified critique of the NAPLAN tests in Australian schools. Concerns have focused on the ways the testing severely narrows the school curriculum, compounds disadvantage…
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Freebies Pack: Hand-Drawn SVG Icons - MonsterPost

Freebies Pack: Hand-Drawn SVG Icons - MonsterPost | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
We adore freebies and we can't argue that. Today we'd like to present you number of vector icons as well as other design elements that are related to educational subject matter.
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Improbable Thruster Seems to Work by Violating Known Laws of Physics — NOVA Next | PBS

Improbable Thruster Seems to Work by Violating Known Laws of Physics — NOVA Next | PBS | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
So-called Cannae Drive apparently uses electromagnetic radiation to interact with “quantum virtual plasma” to create momentum.
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Cyberloafing at Work Makes You More Productive — PsyBlog

Cyberloafing at Work Makes You More Productive — PsyBlog | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Surfing the web at work for leisure makes you 9% more productive, a new study finds.
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The best of capitalism is over for rich countries – and for the poor ones it will be over by 2060

The best of capitalism is over for rich countries – and for the poor ones it will be over by 2060 | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Paul Mason: Populations with access to technology and a sense of their human rights will not accept inequality
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Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters

Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Teachers, by their nature, are storytellers. You can improve this skillset with seven steps for engaging younger students through narrative.
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Graduate teachers not up to scratch: Victorian government

Graduate teachers not up to scratch: Victorian government | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The Victorian government has criticised the quality of teaching degrees, claiming they are not producing teachers that meet schools’ needs.
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The Secret of Effective Motivation - NYTimes.com

The Secret of Effective Motivation - NYTimes.com | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Dr. V. Mayfield's curator insight, July 13, 9:08 PM

Another great study that underscores the importance of teachers understanding how to create a motivating and innovative environment for students.  

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Kids and media – not such a bad thing

Kids and media – not such a bad thing | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
In a hunting society, children learn by playing with bows and arrows. In an information society, they learn to play with information. Despite this excellent advice from media scholar Henry Jenkins, it…
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Are Wearables Making Fashion and Tech Industries Strange Bedfellows? - iQ by Intel

Are Wearables Making Fashion and Tech Industries Strange Bedfellows? - iQ by Intel | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Urgency and creative tensions are pulling together fashion and technology companies, creating unfamiliar collaborations in the race to make smart clothes a
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How to turn small talk into smart conversation

How to turn small talk into smart conversation | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Tips from a comedian and a journalist on the art of going from small talk to big ideas. Try these out at the next summer wedding reception.
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The Very Best of the New iPad App

The Very Best of the New iPad App | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
As the launch date of our brand new iPad app is fast approaching, we have received enthusiastic feedback from the teachers who participated in the app pilot program. The participants' excitement wi...
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48 iPad Apps for Teaching and Learning Geography / Earth Science

48 iPad Apps for Teaching and Learning Geography / Earth Science | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
After a year or two of tinkering and experimenting with apps for teaching / learning Geography, I have (finally) compiled this list of what I deem to be the most useful iPad apps for teaching Geogr...
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How Drones Will Change the Way You Eat – The Plate: Mary Beth Albright

How Drones Will Change the Way You Eat – The Plate: Mary Beth Albright | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Mike Toscano of the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (the drone advocacy group—I love DC) recently told Marketplace that drones—aircraft operated by computers, sans onboard pil...
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Literature, Ethics, Physics: It’s All In Video Games At This Norwegian School

Literature, Ethics, Physics: It’s All In Video Games At This Norwegian School | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Teachers at a Norwegian school use video games to teach everything from language and literature, to ethics, art, and science.
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A BIG LIST of apps, programs and websites for teaching coding and game design

A BIG LIST of apps, programs and websites for teaching coding and game design | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Web Based Programs                     TES i-Board resources        Programs for your PC/ Mac            Alice 2...
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College of Production Homepage

College of Production Homepage | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
College of Production Homepage
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PeppyZestyTeacherista: Classroom Economy + Class Dojo

PeppyZestyTeacherista: Classroom Economy + Class Dojo | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Is Social Justice Driven by Emotion or Reason?

Is Social Justice Driven by Emotion or Reason? | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Most people act out of logical self-interest rather than a self-less desire to help others.
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21 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

21 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Be an iPhone ninja with these 21 awesome tricks
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: PixiClip- A Great Tool for Creating Screencasts and Tutorials for Your Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: PixiClip- A Great Tool for Creating Screencasts and Tutorials for Your Students | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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OPINION: Why We Are Misunderstanding the Chromebook iPad Debate (EdSurge News)

OPINION: Why We Are Misunderstanding the Chromebook iPad Debate (EdSurge News) | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Stop me if you have heard this argument before.We have decided to buy Chromebooks for our students because they do 90% of what students can do on a typical computer at 1/3 the cost. Chris Lehman used it to justify his sweetheart deal with Dell to move the Science Leadership Academy to a Chromebook e
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