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James Joyce’s Ulysses: Download the Free Audio Book

James Joyce’s Ulysses: Download the Free Audio Book | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
This is a novel that needs no introduction, but we will give it a short one anyway. Published in serial format between 1918 and 1920, James Joyce’s Ulysses was initially reviled by many and banned in the US and UK until the 1930s.
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The Elephant In The (Staff) Room - Why We Need To Talk About Teacher Wellbeing

The Elephant In The (Staff) Room - Why We Need To Talk About Teacher Wellbeing | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
It is impossible to support the social and emotional health of young people, if we as teachers do not attend to our own emotional health.

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Why Australian school students are still behind the best of the world

Why Australian school students are still behind the best of the world | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Australian students are learning in more disruptive classrooms than many of their peers in other OECD countries, new global reports show.
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Utopian thinking: why not put children in charge of their schools? | Rachel Roberts

Utopian thinking: why not put children in charge of their schools? | Rachel Roberts | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The future is rapidly changing and uncertain, so our young people need to retain their creativity. Top-down authority is no longer the way
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Nearly half of teachers struggling with mental health, suggests survey

Nearly half of teachers struggling with mental health, suggests survey | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Expert says every school should have a counsellor to help deal with teaching's unique demands
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A Different Approach to Teaching Kids and Teens to Code

A Different Approach to Teaching Kids and Teens to Code | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
How do you teach 5th graders about Software Engineering concepts without getting too deep into any particular language? This is a question I’d been asking myself a few weeks in advance of attending a…
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I made my classroom look like the real world…and test scores soared

I made my classroom look like the real world…and test scores soared | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Anthony Johnson is an elementary school teacher in North Carolina and a TED-Ed Innovative Educator. Below, he describes his innovative classroom structure: “Johnsonville.” Think about t…
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Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world

Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
As a sustainable lifestyle blogger, my job is to make conscious consumerism look good. Over the course of four years Instagramming eco-friendly outfits, testing non-toxic nail polish brands, and writing sustainable city guides, I became a proponent of having it all—fashion, fun, travel, beauty—while still being eco-friendly. So when I was invited to speak on
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No mandatory novels or poetry – what you need to know about the new HSC English curriculum

No mandatory novels or poetry – what you need to know about the new HSC English curriculum | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
For the first time since 1911, students in NSW can now complete Year 12 without having read a novel or poetry.
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With my youngest out of the school system, I can finally say it...

With my youngest out of the school system, I can finally say it... | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Ranking education, and ranked education, is rank nonsense.
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Bored Out of Their Minds

Bored Out of Their Minds | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
For two weeks in third grade, I preached the gospel of the wild boar. My teacher, the sprightly Mrs. DeWilde, assigned my class an open-ended research project: Create a five-minute presentation about any exotic animal.
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Infographic: Distribution of class time

The OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2013 asked lower secondary education teachers about the distribution of class time during the average lesson. So, how much time is actually spent on teaching and learning? Find out in this Teacher infographic.

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Apple's Tim Cook: Classroom tech 'not a substitute' for teaching

Apple's Tim Cook: Classroom tech 'not a substitute' for teaching | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Read the latest London stories, Apple's Tim Cook: Classroom tech 'not a substitute' for teaching on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest London news
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The Elephant In The (Staff) Room - Why We Need To Talk About Teacher Wellbeing

The Elephant In The (Staff) Room - Why We Need To Talk About Teacher Wellbeing | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists

Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Eminent academics from worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology voice concerns over popularity of method
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Is It Time To Go Back To Basics With Writing Instruction?

Is It Time To Go Back To Basics With Writing Instruction? | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
A writing program that many high school teachers thought would be far too easy has proven crucial to develop students' critical thinking and written expression
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'Abhorrent and unchecked': Readers speak out about insidious school practice

'Abhorrent and unchecked': Readers speak out about insidious school practice | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Dozens of parents, teachers and students who flooded Fairfax Media with stories of how they, or someone they know, were shut out of the VCE to boost schools
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The exciting future of education with virtual reality - Annabel Astbury - ABC Splash - http://splash.abc.net.au/newsandarticles/blog/-/b/2450079?null

The exciting future of education with virtual reality - Annabel Astbury - ABC Splash - http://splash.abc.net.au/newsandarticles/blog/-/b/2450079?null | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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The curriculum as progression model

The curriculum as progression model | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
What does it mean to get better at history? One of the problems we have in answering this question is that history is an incredibly diverse discipline: there are thousands of possible things that one might legitimately study at school. In one school pupils might be learning 18th-century French history, but in the next town…
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In the age of robots, our schools are teaching children to be redundant | George Monbiot

In the age of robots, our schools are teaching children to be redundant | George Monbiot | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
A regime of cramming and testing is crushing young people’s instinct to learn and destroying their future
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'Too much Shakespeare?': Playwright questions changes to NSW curriculum

'Too much Shakespeare?': Playwright questions changes to NSW curriculum | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
An Australian playwright, whose work has been a standard study text, raises concerns about proposed changes to the HSC English curriculum, which favour bringing in more Shakespeare. 
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Are selective schools the best place for gifted students? - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Are selective schools the best place for gifted students? - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Finland is really good at stopping bullying. Here's how they're doing it.

Finland is really good at stopping bullying. Here's how they're doing it. | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Bullying is awful, but a Finnish program is teaching bystanders to empathize and intervene.
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Crisis in Education? Don't Blame the Teachers. | edCircuit

Crisis in Education? Don't Blame the Teachers. | edCircuit | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Instead of ‘Mass Homogenization’ we need to begin a process of ‘Mass Customization.’
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