Education, Curiosity, and Happiness
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Education, Curiosity, and Happiness
What roles can curiosity and happiness play in learning?
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Schools can’t tackle child literacy levels alone – it takes a village

Schools can’t tackle child literacy levels alone – it takes a village | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
Amid concerns about Australia’s position in international literacy rankings, parents are an untapped resource for improving literacy.

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:
Reading to and with children at home is essential to their success at school. Find books that are interesting to them.
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Essay-Review: Does Public Education Have a Future?

Essay-Review: Does Public Education Have a Future? | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
A new book makes a case for public schools because of what they used to do, not what they’re now doing.
Via bobbygw
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:
This is a book review. The book is about the rise of public schools and how they benefit democracy. The challenge is to meet local needs. As the axiom says "all politics is local."

Once decisions are removed from the local sphere, how do we argue we have democracy?
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