Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education
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Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education
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 gig economy goes to class

The gig economy goes to class | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
A new Uber-esque school model turns teachers like me into on-demand contractors for the children of the 1 percent
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PISA-envy, Pearson and Starbucks-style schools

PISA-envy, Pearson and Starbucks-style schools | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Good for corporations, but what about the pupils? Adam Unwin and John Yandell consider the impact of edu-businesses.
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On burning out

On burning out | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
To be ‘burnt out’ suggests that one was alight in the first place, when in fact, the six months prior to finally admitting to myself that I was not fit to work were characterised by a marked absence of vitality usually associated with fire. After only four years of teaching, I felt less like a too-short wick end and more like the smoke that trails after: diffuse and aeriform.
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Teacher union renewal: developing the power of the profession

Teacher union renewal: developing the power of the profession | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The challenges that face teachers often look very similar around the world. Global league tables are often behind the relentless pressure to drive test scores up, whilst the forces of global economic competition explain a race to the bottom on teachers’ working conditions. Teachers experienc
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'A dislikeable boy who displayed average laziness' – a teacher who taught the Manchester bomber writes exclusively for Tes

'A dislikeable boy who displayed average laziness' – a teacher who taught the Manchester bomber writes exclusively for Tes | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Mark Roberts taught Salman Abedi, the man behind the suicide bomb attack in Manchester, and here writes exclusively about his reaction to the atrocity and the challenges schools face in spotting students with extremist views
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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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Study opens new pathways for the future of education unions

Study opens new pathways for the future of education unions | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
A new report by Education International looks at the empowerment and development of the teaching profession through best-practice examples of union renewal, organisation and growth.
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A Guide for Resisting Edtech: the Case against Turnitin - Hybrid Pedagogy

A Guide for Resisting Edtech: the Case against Turnitin - Hybrid Pedagogy | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Students often find themselves uploading their content — their creative work — into the learning management system. Perhaps they retain a copy of the file on their computer; but with learning analytics and plagiarism detection software, they still often find themselves having their data scanned and monetized, often without their knowledge or consent. — Audrey... Read More
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The eight qualities of successful school leaders

The eight qualities of successful school leaders | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
From vision to curiosity to emotional intelligence, author Jeremy Sutcliffe interviewed the UK's best headteachers to find out what makes a good leader
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Germany will crush tons of fidget spinners, delighting parents and teachers everywhere

Germany will crush tons of fidget spinners, delighting parents and teachers everywhere | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Customs officials in Germany have seized 77,000 pounds of fidget spinners deemed unsafe for children’s use. It's a move that many a teacher may have fantasized about in recent months while wresting one of the whirling, hand-held doodads from a child. A spokesperson from German customs administration said the confiscated toys had loose part
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'There are tremendous levels of anger': why supply teachers need a better deal

'There are tremendous levels of anger': why supply teachers need a better deal | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Supply teachers endure low pay, few benefits and little support. But with schools increasingly reliant on casual staff, has a tipping point been reached?
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High Schools Are Hooked on Online Learning to Boost Graduate Rates—and Many Are Becoming Diploma Mills in the Process

High Schools Are Hooked on Online Learning to Boost Graduate Rates—and Many Are Becoming Diploma Mills in the Process | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
How this worrying trend is impacting one Florida district—and lots like it around the country.
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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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