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Everything you know about curriculum may be wrong. Really.

Everything you know about curriculum may be wrong. Really. | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
What if the earth moves and the sun is at rest? What if gravity is just a special case of …
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Difference engine: Let the games begin

Difference engine: Let the games begin | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
FULL marks to Apple for devising ways to improve how science, mathematics and other topics are taught in primary and secondary schools across America.
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"Teachers & Parents for Real Education Reform": Facts Not What ...

"Teachers & Parents for Real Education Reform": Facts Not What ... | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
"Teachers & Parents for Real Education Reform". An initiative of teachers and parents in the DC Public Schools aimed at improving the quality of teaching and learning. We aim to get the administration and the union focused ...
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Feedback – the single most powerful mechanism to improve leading/learning? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century

Feedback – the single most powerful mechanism to improve leading/learning? | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
John Hattie’s (2003) research paper titled “Teachers Make a Difference: What is the research evidence?” has been referenced many times when I’ve been present to talk about what we know abou...
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Bill Cosby on education reform: More fun

Bill Cosby on education reform: More fun | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
Bill Cosby on education reform: More funding is not the answer http://ow.ly/1gWXKT (Bill Cosby on education reform: More fun « TheGrio's Blog http://t.co/zOBfBrPU...)...
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America's Educational Exceptionalism

America's Educational Exceptionalism | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
Worldwide, "global education" is simply known as "education." In contrast, the United States education system resists the idea that teacher and students need to learn about and engage with their peers worldwide.
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Time to occupy the education reform

Time to occupy the education reform | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
Over the years, psychologists and educational researchers have built upon the pioneering work of Paiget in understanding that learning is not a simple matter of pouring information into the heads of students but, rather, that learning is an act in...
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Is Real Educational Reform Possible? If So, How? | Psychology Today

Is Real Educational Reform Possible? If So, How? | Psychology Today | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it

People will begin to understand that they have a choice. Which will they choose--conventional schooling, where they must do as they are told, or freedom? What have people always chosen when they truly understand that they have a choice between freedom and dictatorship?

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Education reform paralysis — and how to fix it

Education reform paralysis — and how to fix it | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
Don’t you get bored repeatedly reading about variations on the same topics? Standardized testing, useful or harmful. Charter schools as the answer versus charter schools as failures.
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What it takes to get more Americans trained for new technology jobs

What it takes to get more Americans trained for new technology jobs | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
Ideas to reform and refocus our education system on training people for jobs that need to be done.
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My Education Reform Wishlist: #2 – interdisciplinary media studies ...

My Education Reform Wishlist: #2 – interdisciplinary media studies in secondary school. This is the second in a series that I started for reasons that I explained here. When you're in college, you have a huge number of choices ...
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Education Reform: A Shared Responsibility

Education Reform: A Shared Responsibility | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
Education Reform: A Shared Responsibility: Education Reform: A Shared Responsibility. It is no question that edu...
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The Crisis of Education in America: "How to Become a Serf"

The Crisis of Education in America: "How to Become a Serf" | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
The Crisis of Education in America: "How to Become a Serf" http://t.co/r4D798AO #ows #occupy #occupyedu...
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NYC Education Reform Could Mean Steep Raise for Top Teachers ...

NYC Education Reform Could Mean Steep Raise for Top Teachers ... | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
NYC Education Reform Could Mean Steep Raise for Top Teachers. new york teacher pay Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in an effort to reform the New York City education system, unveiled a plan last week that would reward the city's top teachers ...
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Foundation for Education Reform and Accountability | Education ...

Foundation for Education Reform and Accountability | Education ... | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
For Immediate Release: Monday, January 23, 2012 Contact: B. Jason Brooks, Director of Research and Communications (518) 383-2598 (pdf) Today's joint legislative hearing on the Executive Budget proposal for education ...
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New panel to suggest ways to implement education reforms - Indian Express

New panel to suggest ways to implement education reformsIndian ExpressIn August 2010, the state's higher and technical education department had set up three committees to reform higher education in Maharashtra.
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Education Reform: An Order-of-Magnitude Improvement | Truthout

Education Reform: An Order-of-Magnitude Improvement | Truthout | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
RT @willrich45: Time to read only one thing today? Try this essay on "reform" by Marion Barry.
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A Manifesto For Free Radicals: Less Paperwork, Less Waiting, More Action

A Manifesto For Free Radicals: Less Paperwork, Less Waiting, More Action | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
We demand freedom, we do work that is rewarding, we make stuff often, and we fail often. We are the Free Radicals, a new kind of 21st-century professional.
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Reconnecting McDowell: A New Paradigm For Education Reform

Reconnecting McDowell: A New Paradigm For Education Reform | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
The American Federation of Teachers and forty business and community groups come together to support students who attend schools in rural high-poverty areas, like McDowell County, West Virginia. This is a vision of ...
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Occupy Education: Corporate School Reform Attracts Renewed Heat

Occupy Education: Corporate School Reform Attracts Renewed Heat | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
Occupy Education: Corporate School Reform Attracts Renewed Heat http://t.co/6YVEXIW4 │Common Dreams...
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A Brief History of Education | Psychology Today

A Brief History of Education | Psychology Today | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
To understand schools we must view them in historical perspective. By Peter Gray...
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Khan Academy Blends Its YouTube Approach With Classrooms

Khan Academy Blends Its YouTube Approach With Classrooms | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
At least 36 schools nationwide are combining teacher-led lessons with computer-based lectures and exercises using a software program based on Salman Khan’s popular YouTube lessons.
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Where Schools Fall Short

Where Schools Fall Short | Building schools of the future | Scoop.it
Millions of students attend abysmally weak school systems that leave them unprepared for college. The states have an obligation to help these students retool.
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