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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Building a Community of Learners—and Citizens

Building a Community of Learners—and Citizens | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
A high-needs school in Rhode Island helps close the achievement gap while preparing students for active citizenship.
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:
We do not build community, citizens (they are people), and inclusion. Those form around what we hold in common: our humanity. Divesity, even in homogenous appearing groups, is essential to community.
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Forgotten Purpose: Civics Education in Public Schools

Forgotten Purpose: Civics Education in Public Schools | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
Research into this long-neglected corner of the curriculum reveals surprising misconceptions about civics, and the promise it holds for student achievement.

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's insight:
Public schools serve democracy.
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