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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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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It's time for teachers to look after their mental health – here's how

It's time for teachers to look after their mental health – here's how | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
To ensure students’ wellbeing, teachers need to feel confident about their own – so here are some mood-boosting tips
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American schools are teaching our kids how to code all wrong

American schools are teaching our kids how to code all wrong | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The US Department of Labor projects that one million jobs in computing will go unfilled by 2020. These are good jobs, jobs that would allow economic mobility and great earning potential over the course of a career. We know why these positions aren’t being filled—a lack of skilled candidates. In response, there has bee
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How a 12-hour school day is on the cards

How a 12-hour school day is on the cards | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
AN elite Perth private girls school is looking at introducing 12-hour school days to cater for busy working parents.
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Lessons From Finland: Teachers And Unions In The World's Best Education System

Lessons From Finland: Teachers And Unions In The World's Best Education System | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
On March 16, I sat down with Finland's Minister of Education, Ms.
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Guide to the classics: The Histories, by Herodotus

Guide to the classics: The Histories, by Herodotus | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Herodotus' Histories has it all: tales of war, eyewitness travel writing, notes on flora and fauna and accounts of fantastic creatures such as winged snakes. His stories share a common humanity that speaks to us, 2500 years on.
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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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James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake Gets Turned into an Interactive Web Film, the Medium It Was Destined For

James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake Gets Turned into an Interactive Web Film, the Medium It Was Destined For | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Ulysses, with its recursive digressions and hyperallusive interiority, seemed unfilmable until Joseph Strick’s admirable effort in 1967.

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Just as Eisenstein admired Joyce’s literary experimentation, Joyce was a lover of Eisenstein's experiments in film.
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Trads will eat themselves — Learning {Re}imagined — Medium

Trads will eat themselves - Learning {Re}imagined - Medium
Everything that can be measured will be automated
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Building a professional portfolio

Whatever your role in school and whatever stage you're at in your career, building a professional portfolio can be a valuable tool.
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Yes Malcolm Turnbull, schools and education are all about money

Yes Malcolm Turnbull, schools and education are all about money | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
As the Abbott/Turnbull government retreats from funding schools it's becoming clear it is using a smoke and mirrors argument to justify itself.
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