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Could Harry Potter and the Tooth Fairy Be the Key to Boosting Student Creativity? - Education - GOOD

Could Harry Potter and the Tooth Fairy Be the Key to Boosting Student Creativity? - Education - GOOD | Educational Innovation | Scoop.it

English researchers say children who watch magical scenes from Harry Potter are more creative than their peers who don't."

Creativity skills are highly sought in the 21st-century economy. Exposure to magical thinking enables children to "create fantastic imaginary worlds," which in turn increases student's ability to "view the world and act upon it from multiple perspectives." Children's exposure to the Harry Potter series, the Chronicles of Narnia, or stories about the Tooth Fairy, etc  could lead to an increase in imagination and divergent thinking in children. 

 
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School for a dollar

School for a dollar | Educational Innovation | Scoop.it
One man is leading a mission to wipe out illiteracy in Nepal with low cost private education.
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Math: Free Courses | Open Culture

Math: Free Courses | Open Culture | Educational Innovation | Scoop.it
Get free Math courses from the world's leading universities. You can download these audio & video courses straight to your computer or mp3 player.
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Computer science in schools: they do a better job in Scotland

Computer science in schools: they do a better job in Scotland | Educational Innovation | Scoop.it
Scottish schools have an outstanding record in the teaching of pupils how to understand computers...
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Free Online Course Materials | Courses | MIT OpenCourseWare

Free Online Course Materials | Courses | MIT OpenCourseWare | Educational Innovation | Scoop.it
Free MIT courses, including videos, audio, simulations, lecture notes, and exams.
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Find PhDs in Europe

Find PhDs in Europe | Educational Innovation | Scoop.it
Find PhDs and (professional) doctorate studies in Europe...
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Education is Undergoing a Startling Revolution -- Let's support it! - Forbes

Education is Undergoing a Startling Revolution -- Let's support it! - Forbes | Educational Innovation | Scoop.it

If we want to hasten the transformation of education, we should not only acknowledge that we are in the awkward early-growth stage, but fully embrace it.  We should be trying out every new concept and technology and helping the education innovators evolve and iterate their products quickly.

And today, there are a lot of really cool new things to watch, try, and support – of which, here are four technology areas that are particularly exciting to me:

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WSIS Project Prizes 2012

WSIS Project Prizes 2012 | Educational Innovation | Scoop.it
WSIS Project Prizes 2012 for Significant Contributions towards the Implementation of WSIS Action Lines are the most prestigious international awards given in recognition of excellence in the implementation of WSIS outcomes.
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Computer Science: Free Courses | Open Culture

Computer Science: Free Courses | Open Culture | Educational Innovation | Scoop.it
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Media Helping Media training modules

Media Helping Media training modules | Educational Innovation | Scoop.it
Supporting journalists where the media is still developing...
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StudyPortals: The European Study Choice Platform

StudyPortals: The European Study Choice Platform | Educational Innovation | Scoop.it
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Game Based Learning .:: Video Games, Social Media & Learning ::. - Computer games and realising their learning potential:

Game Based Learning .:: Video Games, Social Media & Learning ::. - Computer games and realising their learning potential: | Educational Innovation | Scoop.it
Game Based Learning...
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PhD Programmes, Research Projects & Studentships in the UK & Europe

PhD Programmes, Research Projects & Studentships in the UK & Europe | Educational Innovation | Scoop.it
Find A PhD is a database of PhD studentships and postgraduate research degrees...
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