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The 5 Most Overhyped Trends in Education

The 5 Most Overhyped Trends in Education | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
For your perusal, a completely subjective list of five things happening right now in education that are getting lots of notice, energy and resources but don’t deserve it, and why I think we n...
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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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Social Media isn't for Learning

Social Media isn't for Learning | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Reconsidering the purposes of social media in schools
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St Olave’s has exposed the dark side of the entire school system. But will it now be fixed?

St Olave’s has exposed the dark side of the entire school system. But will it now be fixed? | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
With schools getting rid of weaker pupils to look good in league tables, it’s time to accept market ideology is a failure in education
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Reading the LMS against the Backdrop of Critical Pedagogy, Part One

Reading the LMS against the Backdrop of Critical Pedagogy, Part One | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
“Education, which must never be neutral, can be at the service either of decision, of world transformation and
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A study of 36,000 students just backed Bill Gates' favorite style of education

A study of 36,000 students just backed Bill Gates' favorite style of education | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
"Personalized learning" has become one of the most highly praised styles of instruction in Silicon Valley. New evidence suggests the endorsements hold water.
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The PISA fallacy in Singapore: insights from the NIE — EducationHQ Australia

The PISA fallacy in Singapore: insights from the NIE — EducationHQ Australia | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
A visit to Singapore’s National Institute of Education (NIE), at Nanyang Technological University, should be on every teacher’s bucket list.
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Teachers as resisting intellectuals

Teachers as resisting intellectuals | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The outrage this week that has been expressed by some educators on Twitter against David Didau’s What causes behaviour? has prompted many to inspect their own thinking on race and intelligenc…
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Finland: education unions welcomes new core curriculum in Early Childhood Education

Finland: education unions welcomes new core curriculum in Early Childhood Education | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The education union Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö (OAJ) has expressed its satisfaction at the release of the Finnish National Core Curriculum for Early Childhood Education and Care 2016, which the union significantly contributed to.
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Teachers advised not to sign NAPLAN confidentiality agreements

Teachers advised not to sign NAPLAN confidentiality agreements | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
It has been reported to the Federation that members are being asked to sign a confidentiality agreement in relation to the administration of NAPLAN Online and being told they cannot retain a copy.
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In Defense of Algebra

In Defense of Algebra | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
I’m so convinced that algebra is worthwhile that last year I enrolled my math-phobic self in my teaching colleague’s Algebra I class.
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Progressive education in Australia and why the history of education still matters

Dean's Lecture Series 2015 Presented by Melbourne Graduate School of Education Across the twentieth century, progressive education in Australia promise
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Stressed teachers offered electric shock therapy to combat anxiety and depression

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Teachers Don’t Want All This Useless Data

Teachers Don’t Want All This Useless Data | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The skill is no longer important. It is the assessment of the skill.
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How schools are tracking students using their mobile phones

How schools are tracking students using their mobile phones | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Australian schools are monitoring what students do on their mobile phones using technology that can also disable their cameras.
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Teachers have 10 years before robots take over: university vice-chancellor

Teachers have 10 years before robots take over: university vice-chancellor | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Machines will facilitate one-to-one learning in an Eton-style education for all, Sir Anthony Seldon says.
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​Teachers Can Now Use IBM’s Watson to Search for Free Lesson Plans - EdSurge News

IBM’s famous Watson computing system—which defeated Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings in 2011—is coming to education, if not quite the classroom. As part o
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Education isn't a commodity for labor

Education isn't a commodity for labor | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Education in the United States is becoming increasingly tied to job preparation. But 20th-century philosopher John Dewey knew that such a focus would mean sacrificing the true goal of education.
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We need to change the way we select future teachers — EducationHQ Australia

We need to change the way we select future teachers — EducationHQ Australia | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Teaching is a difficult career path, but not for the reasons some might expect.
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South Australia's teacher burnout bonus program disturbing — EducationHQ Australia

South Australia's teacher burnout bonus program disturbing — EducationHQ Australia | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
A recent report featuring South Australia's "burnout bonus" program to move on older, under-performing teachers is disturbing on many fronts.
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Are we really having this conversation? – Nick Dennis's Blog

Are we really having this conversation? – Nick Dennis's Blog | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Universities, neoliberalisation, and the (im)possibility of critique

Universities, neoliberalisation, and the (im)possibility of critique | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Last Friday in April, I was at a conference entitled Universities, neoliberalisation and (in)equality at Goldsmiths, University of London. It was an one-day event featuring presentations and interv…
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HOW TO ENGAGE IN PSEUDOSCIENCE WITH REAL DATA: A CRITICISM OF JOHN HATTIE’S ARGUMENTS IN VISIBLE LEARNING FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF A STATISTICIAN | Bergeron | McGill Journal of Education / Revue des...

HOW TO ENGAGE IN PSEUDOSCIENCE WITH REAL DATA: A CRITICISM OF JOHN HATTIE’S ARGUMENTS IN VISIBLE LEARNING FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF A STATISTICIAN | Bergeron | McGill Journal of Education / Revue des... | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
HOW TO ENGAGE IN PSEUDOSCIENCE WITH REAL DATA: A CRITICISM OF JOHN HATTIE’S ARGUMENTS IN VISIBLE LEARNING FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF A STATISTICIAN
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Opinion | Is Algebra Necessary?

Opinion | Is Algebra Necessary? | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
As American students wrestle with algebra, geometry and calculus — often losing that contest — the requirement of higher mathematics comes into question.
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The futuristic school where you’re always on camera - BBC News

The futuristic school where you’re always on camera - BBC News | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
A look inside AltSchool, where computer programmers are trying to supercharge education
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Dialectic of Counter-Enlightenment: The Frankfurt School as Scapegoat of the Lunatic Fringe

Dialectic of Counter-Enlightenment: The Frankfurt School as Scapegoat of the Lunatic Fringe | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
[See also : Reframing the Enemy, Bill Berkowitz, Intelligence Report, No.110, Summer 2003.] Dialectic of Counter-Enlightenment: The Frankfurt School as Scapegoat of the Lunatic Fringe Martin Jay Sa…
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I'm Nowhere In-between

I'm Nowhere In-between | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
You know those t-charts that divide approaches to education into the old and the new? Of course you do.
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