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Who you callin’ a MOOC?!

Who you callin’ a MOOC?! | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
My first job out of college was at a classical record store. It was one of the best record stores in the city–hands down. That includes rock stores. By standards of stock, we were unmatched. ...
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The Principal-Arc: edcamp - My post that went awry? - Camping vs. edcamping

The Principal-Arc: edcamp - My post that went awry? - Camping vs. edcamping | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
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Why trust matters | The Sustainability Workshop

Why trust matters | The Sustainability Workshop | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
At the Workshop, we spend about the first month of the school year building community: Defining what we value as a group, exploring what makes us who we are as ...
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Amazon.com: EdCamp Santiago: The First Seven Days eBook: Thomas Jerome Baker: Kindle Store

Amazon.com: EdCamp Santiago: The First Seven Days eBook: Thomas Jerome Baker: Kindle Store...
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Visualizing (Two Very Different) Education Social Networks: Gates Foundation and Educon

Visualizing (Two Very Different) Education Social Networks: Gates Foundation and Educon | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
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Can Schools Create a Culture of Learning By Doing? - Education - GOOD

Can Schools Create a Culture of Learning By Doing? - Education - GOOD | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
Ensuring students know academic content is great, but teaching them to do something with it is essential.
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Future Learning: Sugata Mitra

Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University, talks about how his Hole in the Wall Experiment helped poor children in the slums ...
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When Students Teach the Tech

When Students Teach the Tech | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
Here’s my look at a wonderfully innovative program at the Oak Hills Local School District in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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EdCamp

Edcamp is free, democratic, participant-driven professional development for K-12 educators worldwide. Edcamps are: • free • non-commercial and conducted with...
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Can I Even Begin to Describe the AWESOMENESS at #EdCampNJ?!?

Can I Even Begin to Describe the AWESOMENESS at #EdCampNJ?!? | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
Over the past six months, the buzz has been growing in NJ; an “un-conference” that was driven by teachers, workshops that were decided that morning, and great conversations about educat...
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What Does a Whole Child-Centered School Look Like? - Education - GOOD

What Does a Whole Child-Centered School Look Like? - Education - GOOD | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
A Canadian High School enables students and families to learn and connect in a culturally rich environment.
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Quick Look: Researchers Introduce a New Model of “Connected Learning” | MindShift

Quick Look: Researchers Introduce a New Model of “Connected Learning” | MindShift | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
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Will a Harvard Professor's New Technology Make College Lectures a Thing of the Past? - Education - GOOD

Will a Harvard Professor's New Technology Make College Lectures a Thing of the Past? - Education - GOOD | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
Thanks to Learning Catalytics, the "flipped classroom" and peer learning could revolutionize higher education.
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Is Sweden's Classroom-Free School the Future of Learning? - Education - GOOD

Is Sweden's Classroom-Free School the Future of Learning? - Education - GOOD | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
Vittra Telefonplan takes away the formal classroom, desks, and chairs.
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How Much Longer Will a Degree Mean Something? | The Thinking Stick

How Much Longer Will a Degree Mean Something? | The Thinking Stick | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
What happens when people are hired for the skills they have rather than the content they know?
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Phila. Sustainability Workshop tries to reinvent the high school | Philadelphia Inquirer | 12/04/2011

Phila. Sustainability Workshop tries to reinvent the high school | Philadelphia Inquirer | 12/04/2011 | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
High school feels different in the big white mansion at the edge of the Navy Yard - no desks in rows. No 47-minute class periods. No warnings to remove the hat, put the cellphone away, take the exam seriously.
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the Edupunks' Guide to a DIY Education!

the Edupunks' Guide to a DIY Education! | Democratic Learning | Scoop.it
An edupunk is someone who doesn’t want to play by the old college rules. Maybe you have interests that don’t fit the academic mold. Maybe you’re in a remote location.
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