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How can they know,  how hard the burden? How can they know,  how heavy the load? Struggle finds a strong heart  and tears, rivers of love and silence binds us all.” ~ Susan Herrick




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Jaw-Dropping Classroom 3D Printer Creations

Jaw-Dropping Classroom 3D Printer Creations | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Learn what 3D printing is, what students like to create with this technology, and the low-cost, high-impact potential of improving the world through creative fabrication.
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Oxford academics at war over dangers of the internet

Oxford academics at war over dangers of the internet | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Professor Dorothy Bishop has launched a stinging attack on Oxford University colleague Baroness Susan Greenfield
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Jaw-Dropping Classroom 3D Printer Creations

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Galaxy Explorer

Galaxy Explorer | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Calling citizen scientists of Earth! We need you to help classify galaxies far, far away. All you need is an internet connection and you can help out on a real research project.
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Ray Wenderlich | Tutorials for iPhone / iOS Developers and Gamers

Ray Wenderlich | Tutorials for iPhone / iOS Developers and Gamers | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
High quality programming tutorials: iOS, Android, Mac, and more!
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Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous

Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Alongside technical skills, America needs the creativity that a liberal arts education provides.
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Apple has published a great free learn to code course for Swift — on GitHub — iOS App Development — Medium

Apple has published a great free learn to code course for Swift - on GitHub - iOS App Development - Medium
TL;DR: Apple has apparently, via some sort of collaboration with a university professor, published last week — during WWDC — a really solid…
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Historypin | Home

Historypin is a way for millions of people to come together to share glimpses of the past and build up the story of human history
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Magazines that will get you thinking

Magazines that will get you thinking | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Is your shrink away on summer vacation, at a home built with your weekly payments? You can either drive yourself nuts with that fact — or take a deep breath and pick one or two of these magazines f...
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Why Technology Will Never Fix Education

The real obstacle is student motivation, and no gadget can create that.
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Map Your Memories

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Mapping Manhattan
A Love (And Sometimes Hate) Story in Maps by 75 New Yorkers
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The 37 Best Websites To Learn Something New — Personal Growth — Medium

The 37 Best Websites To Learn Something New - Personal Growth - Medium
There is absolutely no excuse for you not to master a new skill, expand your knowledge, or eventually boost your career.
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Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous

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What Is Code? If You Don't Know, You Need to Read This

What Is Code? If You Don't Know, You Need to Read This | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The world belongs to people who code. Those who don’t understand will be left behind.
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Jaw-Dropping Classroom 3D Printer Creations

Jaw-Dropping Classroom 3D Printer Creations | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Center for Online Innovation in Learning

Center for Online Innovation in Learning | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
COIL is a research and development center created to build and sustain a culture of innovation, collaboration, and invention focused on improving teaching and learning. COIL serves faculty, staff and students interested in the transformation of the educational paradigm.
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Direct Instruction is not a solution for Australian schools

Direct Instruction is not a solution for Australian schools | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Christopher Pyne is embarking on his own education revolution. He wants our nation’s teachers to use a teaching method called Direct Instruction.  For forty years, the specific US-developed approac...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Minecraft Add-on To Teach Kids Coding and Programming Skills

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Minecraft Add-on To Teach Kids Coding and Programming Skills | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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BIG NEWS for 2015! - FIRST Australia

BIG NEWS for 2015! - FIRST Australia | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
With support from Google Australia, FIRST® Australia is funding new robotics teams in the FIRST® LEGO® League & FIRST® Robotics Competition programs.      The following information is for teachers, principals, schools, & parents who wish to submit a grant application for a new FIRST® … Continued
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On Australia Day it’s appropriate to talk about teaching History and Geography well in primary… — Medium

On Australia Day it’s appropriate to talk about teaching History and Geography well in primary… — Medium | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
In recent posts and links on various websites there has been intense interest in innovative ways to teach History and Geography to primary…
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Imagine that you wanted to slowly kill public education | Dangerously Irrelevant

Imagine that you wanted to slowly kill public education | Dangerously Irrelevant | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Arne Duncan's Legacy

Arne Duncan's Legacy | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
It will take years to recover from the damage that Arne Duncan's policies have inflicted on public education. He exceeded the authority of his office to promote a failed agenda, one that had no evidence behind it. The next president and the next Secretary of Education will have an enormous job to do to restore our nation's public education system from the damage done by Race to the Top.
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How Hard Is It to Give Teachers More Time to Use the Restroom?

How Hard Is It to Give Teachers More Time to Use the Restroom? | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Educators seldom have adequate breaks to do their business. That could be posing a risk to their health—and student learning.
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PIANU - A New Way to Play Piano

PIANU - A New Way to Play Piano | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The piano just got an upgrade. Learn your favorite songs in real time for free online.
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