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Low Income Students' Test Scores Leap 30% With Smartphone Use

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Qualcomm's Wireless Reach Initiative aims to conquer the digital divide between those who can afford wireless internet access and those who can't.
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Millions of Teachers Minting Millionaire Teachers — Bright — Medium

Millions of Teachers Minting Millionaire Teachers - Bright - Medium
Step into the curricular marketplace where people are getting way more than money.
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Should students be partners in curriculum design?

Should students be partners in curriculum design? | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
As undergraduates join lecturers in rethinking reading lists and course content, Chris Havergal examines their role in pedagogical decisions
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The Secret History of One Hundred Years of Solitude

The Secret History of One Hundred Years of Solitude | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
A half-century ago, Gabriel García Márquez, after yet another visit to the pawnshop, sent his now signature novel to his publisher. As Solitude turns 50, Paul Elie interviews Gabo’s longtime agent—just weeks before her death, at 85—and discovers the events that led to a literary revelation.
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10 places where anyone can learn to code

10 places where anyone can learn to code | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
When you learn to read, you can then read to learn. And it’s the same thing with coding. Here, 10 venues where you can learn coding.
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Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: The Teacher Is Not The Most Important Factor When It Comes To Learning

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: The Teacher Is Not The Most Important Factor When It Comes To Learning | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Student Voice Comes With Teachers as Listeners | User Generated Education

Student Voice Comes With Teachers as Listeners | User Generated Education | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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Is it just me or is Sugata Mitra an irresponsible charlatan? - David Didau: The Learning Spy

Is it just me or is Sugata Mitra an irresponsible charlatan? - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Knowledge comes by eyes always open and working hands; and there is no knowledge that is not power. Ralph Waldo Emerson When I first saw physicist, Sugata Mitra speak about his Hole in the Wall experiments in India I was astonished. Not only was he as  self-deprecatingly warm and funny as Sir Ken Robinson on a
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Leave research to the academics, John Hattie tells teachers

Leave research to the academics, John Hattie tells teachers | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Teachers should avoid becoming researchers in their classrooms and leave the job to academics, according to one of education’s most influential professors.
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The Tech Elite’s Quest to Reinvent School in Its Own Image

The Tech Elite’s Quest to Reinvent School in Its Own Image | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The guy behind an online learning juggernaut has started a new school in Silicon Valley. Salman Khan is trying to reinvent the classroom. Again.
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Digital Footprint: not everyone is equal and why unis need to teach managing DF as a 21st century skill

Digital Footprint: not everyone is equal and why unis need to teach managing DF as a 21st century skill | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Australians are among the most digitally connected in the world and young people spend a lot of time online. Most young Australians have an extensive digital footprint, especially university studen...
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WA teacher unlawfully dismissed after flawed investigation

WA teacher unlawfully dismissed after flawed investigation | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (the Commission) has ordered that a former teacher (Ms H) be reinstated by the Department of Education after she was dismissed following allegations of misconduct during a National Assessme [...]
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Google is tracking students as it sells more products to schools, privacy advocates warn

Google is tracking students as it sells more products to schools, privacy advocates warn | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Once a bit player in schools, Google has become a dominant force. But parents in many school districts can't opt-out of the company's tracking.
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Study finds unions improve teacher quality

Study finds unions improve teacher quality | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Unionized school districts attract and retain better teachers and are in a better position to weed out underperforming teachers, according to a new study.
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The 19th-century whaling logbooks that could help scientists understand climate change

The 19th-century whaling logbooks that could help scientists understand climate change | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
The public are being enlisted to read through detailed logs of whaling ships which include records of ice flows and weather conditions
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Online communities for teachers: what research says about their limits and potential | EduResearch Matters

Online communities for teachers: what research says about their limits and potential | EduResearch Matters | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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What's It Like to Work at a Company With No Bosses?

What's It Like to Work at a Company With No Bosses? | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
Inside Zappos' radical experiment to reinvent the American workplace.
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What is to be done about Australian schooling? • Inside Story

What is to be done about Australian schooling? • Inside Story | Progressive, Innovative Approaches to Education | Scoop.it
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