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Ditching Traditional Grades & My Online Grade Book

Ditching Traditional Grades & My Online Grade Book | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Last year, I began experimenting with standards-based grading and wrote a blog titled 'Grading for Mastery and Redesigning My Gradebook.' My goal was to shift the conversation away from the accumulation of points and, instead, focus on the development of
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Rehumanizing Education
Rethinking education to focus on the human experience - self-awareness, empathy, understanding the world we live in.
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At the Blue School, Kindergarten Curriculum Includes Neurology

At the Blue School, Kindergarten Curriculum Includes Neurology | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Neurology informs the approach at a Manhattan institution founded by members of the Blue Man Group and their wives for children from pre-kindergarten through third grade.
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Finding ‘Personalized Learning’ and Other Edtech Buzzwords on the Gartner Hype Cycle (EdSurge News)

Finding ‘Personalized Learning’ and Other Edtech Buzzwords on the Gartner Hype Cycle (EdSurge News) | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Education buzzwords come and go, just as the fads they sometimes represent.
But some endure and come back, much as in the Gartner Hype Cycle—or perhaps as in a metaphorical Ferris wheel, in which concepts take their seats and then rise and fall, over and over.
For a variety of reasons, the buzz
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How One Teacher Let Go of Control To Focus On Student-Centered Approaches

How One Teacher Let Go of Control To Focus On Student-Centered Approaches | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Kristine Riley took the step towards student-centered learning by letting go of some of the controls she set in her classroom.
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Are You Ready to Join the Slow Education Movement?

Are You Ready to Join the Slow Education Movement? | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Teacher and PBL consultant Shelley Wright offers her first draft of a Slow Education manifesto and urges other educators to join in the effort.
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Getting Inside Students’ Minds: Why Misconceptions Are So Powerful

Getting Inside Students’ Minds: Why Misconceptions Are So Powerful | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Successful science learning starts with understanding student misconceptions, argues a Harvard professor.
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Smart Strategies That Help Students Learn How to Learn

Smart Strategies That Help Students Learn How to Learn | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
What’s the key to effective learning? One intriguing body of research suggests a rather riddle-like answer: It’s not just what you know. It’s what you know
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Putting the ‘Person’ Back in Personalized Learning (EdSurge News)

Putting the ‘Person’ Back in Personalized Learning (EdSurge News) | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it

Editor’s note: This post was first published on Wiley’s blog and has been edited.

For almost three years Lumen Learning has been helping faculty, departments, and entire degree programs adopt open educational resources (OER) in place of expensive commercial textbooks. In 2014 we got a grant fr
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How Emotional Connections Can Trigger Creativity and Learning

How Emotional Connections Can Trigger Creativity and Learning | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Scientists are always uncovering new ways into how people learn best, and some of the most recent neuroscience research has shown connections between basic
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Ditching Traditional Grades & My Online Grade Book

Ditching Traditional Grades & My Online Grade Book | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Last year, I began experimenting with standards-based grading and wrote a blog titled 'Grading for Mastery and Redesigning My Gradebook.' My goal was to shift the conversation away from the accumulation of points and, instead, focus on the development of
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Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning

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Sir Ken Robinson said the current education system is designed to create conformist and compliant students, but this approach doesn't honor the diversity and
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Do Personalized Learning Programs Offer Authentic Choices?

Do Personalized Learning Programs Offer Authentic Choices? | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
econd, this model of “personalization” is still building off of a deficit model in which students are steered away from doing the things they are good at so they can focus on the things they are bad at. We have to move to a system where we create more space for students to play to their strengths while mitigating their weaknesses. Instead, we create system after system where kids are told to keep working on the things they are worst at. And then we wonder why kids don’t like school—or worse, think they don’t like learning.

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What Kind of Group Work Encourages the Most Original Thinking?

What Kind of Group Work Encourages the Most Original Thinking? | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
In Adam Grant's book, Originals, he writes that taking risks and embracing curiosity can lead to original ideas. So how can teachers and parents use his
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Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning

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Sir Ken Robinson said the current education system is designed to create conformist and compliant students, but this approach doesn't honor the diversity and
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For teachers, it’s not just what you say, it’s how you say it

For teachers, it’s not just what you say, it’s how you say it | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
A non-profit journalism website reporting on key education issues in California and beyond.
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Why Some Mentors Succeed and Others Fail

Why Some Mentors Succeed and Others Fail | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Research on the long-term effects of advisers is mixed, and some programs are now relying on video-game networks and other technology to forge stronger relationships.
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What Teachers Can Gain When Students Design the Lessons

What Teachers Can Gain When Students Design the Lessons | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Educator Chris Emdin suggests teachers break down cultural barriers between themselves and their students by treating students as experts of their own
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Report recommends teaching self-regulation in schools

Report recommends teaching self-regulation in schools | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
A new U.S. federal report recommends that schools emphasize building children's "self-regulation" skills in order to increase opportunities for student success in a number of areas.
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Beyond Academics: What a Holistic Approach to Learning Could Look Like

Beyond Academics: What a Holistic Approach to Learning Could Look Like | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Nurturing a child's developmental growth requires greater communication by the adults in the different areas of a child's life: school, extra curricular
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Beyond Academics: What a Holistic Approach to Learning Could Look Like

Beyond Academics: What a Holistic Approach to Learning Could Look Like | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Nurturing a child's developmental growth requires greater communication by the adults in the different areas of a child's life: school, extra curricular
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Personalized Learning: What Does the Research Say?

Personalized Learning: What Does the Research Say? | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Education has given half a billion dollars to districts that embrace the trend, but little research exists on its impact.
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Biological Foundations for Self-Directed Education

Biological Foundations for Self-Directed Education | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Self-directed education—as it occurs in unschooling families and at democratic schools--operates by allowing these four natural drives to flourish
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Growth Mindset: Clearing up Some Common Confusions

Growth Mindset: Clearing up Some Common Confusions | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Carol Dweck's work has made growth mindset a hotly discussed topic in education. It has also spawned misunderstandings about growth mindset and what it means in
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‘Not a Math Person’: How to Remove Obstacles to Learning Math

‘Not a Math Person’: How to Remove Obstacles to Learning Math | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Negative experiences such as timed tests, tracking and personal attitudes have hurt how some people feel about math. Stanford professor Jo Boaler wants to
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Ken Robinson: 'You don't want a caste system for creativity'

Ken Robinson: 'You don't want a caste system for creativity' | Rehumanizing Education | Scoop.it
Respected educationalist Sir Ken Robinson talks to Kate Magee about creative cultures, the state of education and why adland should drop the 'creative' label.
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