Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education
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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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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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Dear student, I just don't have time to mark your essay properly

Dear student, I just don't have time to mark your essay properly | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
In an ideal world, your work would be read by an engaged, enthusiastic professional – but the reality is very, very different
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Please don’t learn to code

Please don’t learn to code | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
There’s an idea that’s been gaining ground in the tech community lately: Everyone should learn to code. But here’s the problem with that idea: Coding is..
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7 Reasons You Might Not Want to Teach Anymore

7 Reasons You Might Not Want to Teach Anymore | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Today marks exactly one year since I left teaching,
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Digital Publishing Software for interactive ebooks,apps,HTML5

Digital Publishing Software for interactive ebooks,apps,HTML5 | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Digital Publishing Software designed to enable you to create interactive content such as ebooks, native iOS and android apps, HTML5 export
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The Best Free Resources for Getting Started With 3D Printing

The Best Free Resources for Getting Started With 3D Printing | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Despite many people understanding the concept of 3D printing, few know the 3D design and printing process well enough to try it out for themselves and take the step towards creating physical objects from scratch–be it a personal design or a replacement part for an appliance. But there are plenty of free resources for experimenting with before taking the deep dive.
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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.

httpv://youtu.be/1mRsD4Uhep8

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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The power of reading aloud: not just for babies and little children

The power of reading aloud: not just for babies and little children | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
A recent study on children’s reading found that fewer children are reading for fun. Worse, as children grow up the less they read for fun. Does it matte
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‘Big data’ was supposed to fix education. It didn’t. It’s time for ‘small data.’

‘Big data’ was supposed to fix education. It didn’t. It’s time for ‘small data.’ | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
'It is becoming evident that big data alone won’t be able to fix education systems. Decision-makers need to gain a better understanding of what good teaching is and how it leads to better learning in schools.'
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WorkCover concludes work-related stress contributed to Victorian principal's death - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

WorkCover concludes work-related stress contributed to Victorian principal's death - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Ballyland

Ballyland | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Sonokids Ballyland is a fun and educational computer game for all children, including children with special needs. The design specifically supports playful learning by children who are blind or have low vision.
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