Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education
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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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No grades, no timetable: Berlin school turns teaching upside down

No grades, no timetable: Berlin school turns teaching upside down | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Pupils choose their own subjects and motivate themselves, an approach some say should be rolled out across Germany
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Coping with 'classroom shock': new teachers susceptible to stress and burnout — EducationHQ Australia

Coping with 'classroom shock': new teachers susceptible to stress and burnout — EducationHQ Australia | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Teacher wellbeing is critical for enhancing individual student outcomes, but with figures suggesting that anywhere between 25 and 40 per cent of new teachers quit globally within one to five years of beginning to teach, something is well amiss.
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'The level of workload expected of teachers is not improving schools, but it is wrecking lives'

'The level of workload expected of teachers is not improving schools, but it is wrecking lives' | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Teachers are reaching a point when this level of workload is becoming corrosive to our system says one leading educationist
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The best programming languages you can learn

The best programming languages you can learn | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the best programming languages to learn today? Answer by Avi Flombaum, co-founder and dean at Flatiron School. What programming language you learn depends entirely on who you are and what your goal is. I’m going to assume you’re an informed beginner, meaning you haven’t been writing code professionall
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The Behaviour Guru: Tom Bennett's School Report

The Behaviour Guru: Tom Bennett's School Report | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Let teacher speak unto teacher @tombennett71
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Class size matters a lot, research shows

Class size matters a lot, research shows | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Can we stop pretending it doesn't?
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Amazon Launches 'Inspire,' a Free Education Resource Search Platform for Educators (EdSurge News)

Amazon Launches 'Inspire,' a Free Education Resource Search Platform for Educators (EdSurge News) | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Back in February, an EdWeek Market brief reported that Amazon Education was starting to beta-test a new platform with educators, helping teachers navigate the jungles of open educational resources (or OERs, for short).Well, that platform—Amazon Inspire—has officially launched today in tandem with th
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Professor Emeritus Seymour Papert, pioneer of constructionist learning, dies at 88

Professor Emeritus Seymour Papert, pioneer of constructionist learning, dies at 88 | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Seymour Papert, MIT Media Lab professor emeritus whose ideas and inventions transformed how millions of children around the world create and learn, died Sunday at age 88.
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Queensland curriculum program to change after report highlights workload issues

Queensland curriculum program to change after report highlights workload issues | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Teachers in Queensland will be given more flexibility over how they teach the curriculum following the release of a report which found the volume of content resulted in a range of workload issues, the Education Minister says. 
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Schools minister admits Shanghai maths teachers only do 'two lessons a day'

Schools minister admits Shanghai maths teachers only do 'two lessons a day' | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Teachers will not share the “luxury” of greater time for lesson planning enjoyed by their counterparts in south Asia, despite the government’s major £41 million
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Introduction to robotics

Introduction to robotics | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Discover the exciting world of robotics, including the mathematics and algorithms that underpin it, and the variety of applications for robots in society.
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New teaching model gets better results from students

New teaching model gets better results from students | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Two high-achieving educators are transforming the way maths is taught in schools with a revolutionary online learning model that matches lessons with pupil understanding at every stage
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Can radical approaches to architecture reform our education system? | University of Technology Sydney

Can radical approaches to architecture reform our education system? | University of Technology Sydney | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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What Data Will Show That Edtech ‘Works’? (EdSurge News)

What Data Will Show That Edtech ‘Works’? (EdSurge News) | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
As schools and districts choose from a growing menu of online educational products and services, many educators seek evidence to inform their purchasing decisions. Of little use are hyperbolic marketing flyers and bubbly testimonials. They’re looking for data—but which numbers are the most useful
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Learn to Code for Data Analysis - Free online course

Learn to Code for Data Analysis - Free online course | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Software and data make the world go round. Learn programming, to analyse and visualise open data, with this free online course.
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29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave

29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
There is little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter how frazzled I am, or what superhuman efforts they put up to resist bedtime, snuggling up with them tucked in and a pile of books beside us is the tonic we need to end our days. Kids
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Better academic support for students may help lower university attrition rates

Better academic support for students may help lower university attrition rates | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Students feel they are not getting the support they need, despite research showing that the relationships students have with their lecturers can have a big influence over retention rates.
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Is this the solution to the teacher workload crisis?

Is this the solution to the teacher workload crisis? | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
No more than two extra hours of work a day – that’s the recommendation of the new Fair Workload Charter, which launched today in Nottingham
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Edufolios – Easy, AITSL ready, online portfolios for Educators.

Edufolios – Easy, AITSL ready, online portfolios for Educators. | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
A ready made, online teacher portfolio for Australian Educators. An ePortfolio that helps you gather your evidence against the AITSL standards in seconds. One step, 148 focus areas, 7 AITSL domains. Your online teacher portfolio ready to go.
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12 Things That Will Disappear From Classrooms In The Next 12 Years -

12 Things That Will Disappear From Classrooms In The Next 12 Years - | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Infographic Graphics | Interactive Charts | Piktochart Infographics

Infographic Graphics | Interactive Charts | Piktochart Infographics | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Piktochart is the easiest way to generate your own infographic graphics. Check out this renowned info graphic app's product features here.
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14 Reasons Why Pokemon GO Is The Future Of Learning

14 Reasons Why Pokemon GO Is The Future Of Learning | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
ONE Students are on their phones ALL the time. Students are not on their textbook all the time. Think about that. And I'm not saying we should only do what students want to do. One of my favorite quotes is "the object of education isn't to make students comfortable, it's to make them successful." But…
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Here's why the Big Four’s investments in education are great for ed-tech entrepreneurs

Here's why the Big Four’s investments in education are great for ed-tech entrepreneurs | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
More money into ed- tech — more than $3.1 billion in 2015 alone — is a win for entrepreneurs, not to mention students, parents and teachers.
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