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Goodbye, math and history: Finland wants to abandon teaching subjects at school

Goodbye, math and history: Finland wants to abandon teaching subjects at school | English Ed | Scoop.it
No more of an hour of history followed by an hour of chemistry.
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Turning to Education for Fun

Turning to Education for Fun | English Ed | Scoop.it
People are turning to education for entertainment, whether from online lectures, learning vacations or television, for the love of learning new things and to stay economically viable.
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[US] Collections | Yale Humanities - Yale University | Communications & Media

[US] Collections | Yale Humanities - Yale University | Communications & Media | English Ed | Scoop.it
Collections | Top Collections - Everything you need to teach everything. And it's all free.: [US] Collections | Yale Humanities - Yale University | Communications & Media
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Learning a language – 10 things you need to know

Learning a language – 10 things you need to know | English Ed | Scoop.it
Thinking about learning a foreign language? From ignoring your age to avoiding the F-word, our multilingual experts share their tips
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Moving Beyond the Textbook

Moving Beyond the Textbook | English Ed | Scoop.it
Welcome to the days of OER, PLCs, and student-supported tech as education transitions from static textbooks to connect students' learning with the world around them.
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Science, Humanities, and the Human Mind: A conversation with Steven Pinker and Susanna Siegel - YouTube

Steven Pinker (FAS/Psychology) and Susanna Siegel (FAS/Philosophy) discuss the relationship between science and the humanities. Moderated by Anne Harrington ...
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Using English to Oppress - Truth-Out

Using English to Oppress - Truth-Out | English Ed | Scoop.it
English-language policies in US schools are both overtly and covertly racist and discriminatory.
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Where We Get the Words Uppercase and Lowercase

Where We Get the Words Uppercase and Lowercase | English Ed | Scoop.it
Grammar Girl : Where We Get the Words Uppercase and Lowercase http://t.co/js1dEteH28
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Inclusion: Cultivating a Growth Mindset

Inclusion: Cultivating a Growth Mindset | English Ed | Scoop.it
Special educator Elizabeth L. Stein believes that the growth mindset research of Carol Dweck can lead to greater collaboration among special and general co-teachers and enable all students in inclu...

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Professor Carol Dweck 'Teaching a growth mindset' at Young Minds 2013

For more information on Young Minds, visit www.youngminds.org.au. Also check out our Think & Be Happy blog http://www.thinkandbehappy.com.au/ and subscribe t...

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NCWIT Tips: 8 Ways to Give Students More Effective Feedback Using a Growth Mindset

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Mindset: A Key Ingredient to Building Teacher Capacity

Mindset: A Key Ingredient to Building Teacher Capacity | English Ed | Scoop.it
Join the worldwide community of educators who are passionate about ensuring learners are prepared to thrive in the global economy.

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Troubling Attacks On Public Higher Education

Troubling Attacks On Public Higher Education | English Ed | Scoop.it
Three troubling attacks on public higher education in three different states have occurred within recent weeks. All suggest that public higher education may be fast becoming politicized in ways that are particularly dangerous for our democracy.
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Higher education is changing, and it is in trouble - Business Insider

Higher education is changing, and it is in trouble - Business Insider | English Ed | Scoop.it
I'm glad Ms. Napolitano feels that higher education is evolving, not dying, but she failed to look at the entire picture.
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Why I teach poetry and opera to medical students

Why I teach poetry and opera to medical students | English Ed | Scoop.it
Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
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Exploring arts, humanities now mandatory for UB medical students - University at Buffalo Reporter

Exploring arts, humanities now mandatory for UB medical students - University at Buffalo Reporter | English Ed | Scoop.it
Exploring arts, humanities now mandatory for UB medical students
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At the first Humanities Day, a half-day event on Dec.
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The Reason I Loved English Class Is the Reason My Students Hate It - Huffington Post

The Reason I Loved English Class Is the Reason My Students Hate It - Huffington Post | English Ed | Scoop.it
I currently teach Math. But I don't have a single student who likes their English class, and it makes me wonder why. I loved it because I happened to be an obnoxious little linguaphile.
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Free Online Digital Textbooks Democratize Education - PSFK (blog)

Free Online Digital Textbooks Democratize Education - PSFK (blog) | English Ed | Scoop.it
Turn the Wheel aims to democratize education by providing free, easily accessible online textbooks with information that can be applied to everyday life.
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How Flaubert Changed Literature Forever - The New Republic

How Flaubert Changed Literature Forever - The New Republic | English Ed | Scoop.it
"Flaubert gave birth to Nabokov on one side and to Hemingway on the other."
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The Big Picture Of Education Technology: The Padagogy Wheel

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The Big Picture Of Education Technology: The Padagogy Wheel
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The face of children's literature is about to change - Mother Nature Network

The face of children's literature is about to change - Mother Nature Network | English Ed | Scoop.it
Almost half of U.S. children have a minority background, but you rarely see them in books. One group wants to change that, and research shows more diverse books could lead to a more tolerant generation.
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The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A "Growth Mindset"

The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A "Growth Mindset" | English Ed | Scoop.it
Photo Credit: Antoine Gady via Compfight The "question of the week" at my Education Week Teacher column this week is "How Can We Help Our Students Develop a Growth Mindset?" (NOTE: You can now read...

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How Can We Help Our Students Develop a Growth Mindset?

How Can We Help Our Students Develop a Growth Mindset? | English Ed | Scoop.it
This week's "question of the week" is: What are actions teachers can take to help their students develop a growth mindset? I'll let author, educator, and researcher Carol Dweck define what this means: Individuals with a fixed mindset believe that their intelligence is simply an inborn trait--they have a certain amount, and that's that. In contrast, individuals with a growth mindset believe that they can develop their intelligence over time. You can also find more resources about the concept here. Please share your thoughts in the comments, or, if you prefer, feel free to email them to me. Anyone whose...

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