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What makes me wonder about life. And anything that fascinates.
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Consumer Education - Teaching Resources | Consumer Classroom

Consumer Education - Teaching Resources | Consumer Classroom | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Consumer Classroom is a Community Website for Teachers bringing together an Extensive Library of Consumer Education Teaching Resources from across the EU.
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The Collaboration Paradox: Why Working Together Often Yields Weaker Results

The Collaboration Paradox: Why Working Together Often Yields Weaker Results | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
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Angry Parent Letter and Inquiry Based Learning: A Disconnect? | Edubabbling for the Masses

Angry Parent Letter and Inquiry Based Learning: A Disconnect? | Edubabbling for the Masses | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Current education is all about helping to facilitate critical thinking for our students. It is not so much about our students getting the answer as opposed to HOW they got the answer. Nevertheless, this does create some frustration with some parents and members of the public. Are we doing enough to explain the importance of inquiry based learning?
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5 Tips To Help Students Arrive At Their Own Understandings

5 Tips To Help Students Arrive At Their Own Understandings | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
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32 Habits That Make Thinkers

32 Habits That Make Thinkers | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
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Appreciate Teachers by Understanding What They Do

Just this week, I asked some of my non-educator Facebook friends to tell me what responses they get when they describe what they do for a living. Overall, the consensus fell into one of these categor
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Can Schools Be Held Accountable Without Standardized Tests?

Can Schools Be Held Accountable Without Standardized Tests? | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
A Colorado school district is trying to prove to the state that its performance-based assessments of student learning work better than state standardized tests.
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Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future

Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
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How to Reinvent Project Based Learning to Be More Meaningful

How to Reinvent Project Based Learning to Be More Meaningful | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Project-based learning continues to be misinterpreted as a single teaching strategy rather than as a set of design principles that allow us to introduce the philosophy of inquiry into education in an intelligent and grounded way. It’s time to not only address the flaws in PBL, but to reinvent it in a way that leads to deeper learning, creative inquiry, and a better fit with a collaborative world in which doing and knowing are one thing.
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Colorado girl shaves head for pal with cancer, gets temporarily suspended

Colorado girl shaves head for pal with cancer, gets temporarily suspended | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
School officials in Grand Junciton, Colo., voted to relent and allow the return of a 9-year-old who shaved her head in support of her friend in chemotherapy
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Does Your Classroom Reflect What You Believe About Learning?

Does Your Classroom Reflect What You Believe About Learning? | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
As teachers we are so lucky. We know that when we come to school each day, each day will be different and interesting. We also know that to help students to learn, you need to be a learner yourself...
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Are Bilingual Children more Open-Minded? Study

Are Bilingual Children more Open-Minded? Study | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
A recent study examines the benefits of raising a bilingual child, showing that learning two languages early on could help them be more open-minded.
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12 Principles Of Collaboration In Learning

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Symphony of Ideas: Inquiry or research?

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The Inquiry Process, Step By Step

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Created by educators in Australia, this diagram can be a helpful resource for students, as they embark on the inquiry learning process.
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Beyond Worksheets, A True Expression of Student Learning

Beyond Worksheets, A True Expression of Student Learning | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Possession of facts is not learning. What is an important skill is the ability to sift through abundant information, identify what is valid and meaningful, then use it to create meaning and express it. This is why student creation is so important in the new economy of information.
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Kid, I Am Listening

Kid, I Am Listening | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
I promised Paul Aniceto that I would blog about the Student-Led Conferences that my students held with their parents this school year and elaborate more on the process itself. This is just one of t...
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10 Ways to Teach Innovation

10 Ways to Teach Innovation | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Innovation and the current classroom model most often operate as antagonists. The system is evolving, but not quickly enough to get young people ready for the new world. But there are a number of ways that teachers can bypass the system and offer students the tools and experiences that spur an innovative mindset. Here are ten ideas.
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To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society

To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Why haven't education reform efforts amounted to much? Because they start with the wrong problem, says John Abbott, director of the 21st Century Learning Initiative. Overhauling the educational paradigm means replacing the metaphor — the concept of the world and its inhabitants as machine-like entities — that has shaped the education system, as well as many other aspects of our culture.
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12 Barriers To Innovation In Education

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5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students

5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
My first year teaching a literacy coach came to observe my classroom. After the students left, she commented on how I asked the whole class a question, would wait just a few seconds, and then answer i
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Colorado girl shaves head for pal with cancer, gets temporarily suspended

Colorado girl shaves head for pal with cancer, gets temporarily suspended | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
School officials in Grand Junciton, Colo., voted to relent and allow the return of a 9-year-old who shaved her head in support of her friend in chemotherapy
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Anything for love... - WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg

Anything for love... - WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
Anything for love...
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Are Bilingual Children more Open-Minded? Study

Are Bilingual Children more Open-Minded? Study | Time2Wonder | Scoop.it
A recent study examines the benefits of raising a bilingual child, showing that learning two languages early on could help them be more open-minded.
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