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When creativity and facts are a good match - news - TES

When creativity and facts are a good match - news - TES | Education | Scoop.it
Rote learning is key to problem-solving, international study finds

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Creativity and knowledge are akin to our hands- both are equally important

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Low Chun Meng's curator insight, May 14, 2014 8:30 PM

"Learning some knowledge and memorising it is not a bad thing, it is a good thing,” argued Sir Michael Barber, “It is the basis on which you can do problem-solving. And the more knowledge you have, the more knowledge you are able to learn in the future, because it gives you a framework.

“Nobody should be remotely apologetic in the schools system about teaching some knowledge and ensuring that kids acquire it and can remember it.”

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Google Debuts Free Tool Classroom for Teachers

Google Debuts Free Tool Classroom for Teachers | Education | Scoop.it
Google today launched a new free tool called Classroom as part of its Google Apps for Education suite. In short, Classroom helps teachers create and organi

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How will this substitute, augment or modify existing educational tools?

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Low Chun Meng's curator insight, May 6, 2014 8:24 PM

Google today launched a new free tool called Classroom as part of its Google Apps for Education suite. Sign up for a preview if you are interested.