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New Schools Venture Fund: As a nonprofit venture philanthropy firm, we raise philanthropic capital from both individual and institutional investors, and then use those funds to support education...
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It's Time to Re-Think the U.S. Education System

It's Time to Re-Think the U.S. Education System | EDU-app | Scoop.it

Shifting sources of authority. Kids have figured out that the adults in their world — whether teachers or parents — are not necessarily the most reliable source of knowledge. Adults can be wrong — or at least warrant double checking. Parents have told me that even very young children will ask a question, listen to the answer, then suggest that they Google it "just to be sure." Technology leads to a new role for teachers (and parents): that of a learning facilitator and coach, rather than of an authoritative source of information.

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