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California Takes a Big Step Forward: Free, Digital, Open-Source Textbooks

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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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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

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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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7 Survival Skills For Modern Teachers And Students - Edudemic

7 Survival Skills For Modern Teachers And Students - Edudemic | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Walk into a school, airport, shopping mall, or even a church and the image is always the same, teens and tweens have their heads down, ear buds on, and a mobile device in their hand. This generation is commonly referred to as Generation Z and they are coming of age with a new set of …
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Generation Z wants to innovate and teachers can learn how to keep up!!

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How to go completely paperless with iOS

How to go completely paperless with iOS | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
It still takes a little effort to go completely paperless; with names like iPad and tablet, the devices we use still pay homage to a paper-based world. But there are some apps for those who wish to banish paper.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Good Places to Find Historical Images - And an Idea for Using Them to Spark Discussion

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Good Places to Find Historical Images - And an Idea for Using Them to Spark Discussion | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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All students should learn to code. Right? Not so fast.

All students should learn to code. Right? Not so fast. | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
An education historian looks back to predict the future.
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Chart: How To Use 15 Punctuation Marks, In Order Of Difficulty - DesignTAXI.com

Chart: How To Use 15 Punctuation Marks, In Order Of Difficulty - DesignTAXI.com | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Curtis Newbold, who runs a blog called The Visual Communication Guy, has come up with an informative chart...
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Should I Become a Teacher?

Should I Become a Teacher? | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Teaching is not a default profession. Not any more. If you think it's something you can just wander in and do because, well, it's a job, then teaching will eat you up and spit you out faster than a vegetarian with a mouthful of cow tongue....
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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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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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Jill Lepore: What the Theory of “Disruptive Innovation” Gets Wrong

Jill Lepore: What the Theory of “Disruptive Innovation” Gets Wrong | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Clayton Christensen’s theory of “disruptive innovation” is founded on anxiety, fear, and shaky evidence.
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This French tech school has no teachers, no books, no tuition -- and it could change everything

This French tech school has no teachers, no books, no tuition -- and it could change everything | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
PARIS -- École 42 might be one of the most ambitious experiments in engineering education. It has no teachers. No books. No MOOCs. No dorms, gyms, labs, or student centers. No tuition. And yet it p...
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Day 3 - EC3 Teacher Academy 2013 - EC3

Day 3 - EC3 Teacher Academy 2013 - EC3 | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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21 Problems Only Teachers Will Understand

21 Problems Only Teachers Will Understand | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Teaching: the only profession you take a day off work... to catch up on work.
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Google Apps for Education mining data to develop targeted ads, experts warn - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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