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We are a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.
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Thinkering: Mobile Maker Lab Hits the Road To Find High Demand - Education - GOOD

Thinkering: Mobile Maker Lab Hits the Road To Find High Demand - Education - GOOD | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it

This workshop on wheels is delivering hands-on creativity coast-to-coast.

 

From mobile libraries to mobile maker trucks and science labs - when quality programs cannot be cultivated in a school - perhaps they could come to the school!

 

Mobile education  communities sharing resources - there is something here to look into.

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Back to School: Learn HTML Basics #30DaysofGOOD - GOOD Projects - GOOD

Back to School: Learn HTML Basics #30DaysofGOOD - GOOD Projects - GOOD | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it

Think there's no way you could ever write computer code? Think again. You can learn the very basics of HTML in about an hour.

 

Can we use these free sources in schools?

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How Do We Prepare Kids for Jobs We Can't Imagine Yet? Teach Imagination - Education - GOOD

How Do We Prepare Kids for Jobs We Can't Imagine Yet? Teach Imagination - Education - GOOD | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it
Schools need to prep students to be successful in jobs we haven't even imagined yet, but we can't do it if we stick with industrial age teaching.
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Studio Schools Remix Vocational Education for a New Generation - Education - GOOD

Studio Schools Remix Vocational Education for a New Generation - Education - GOOD | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it

Studio Schools show how old-school auto shop classes are being replaced with college-and-career preparation.

 

It's the apprenticeship model upgraded!

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Why We Should Stop Obsessing Over Which College Majors Make Us Rich - News - GOOD

Why We Should Stop Obsessing Over Which College Majors Make Us Rich - News - GOOD | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it
We get it, English majors are poor. But instead of following the money, shouldn't we be asking why our culture undervalues arts and humanities?
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Lessons Worth Sharing

Lessons Worth Sharing | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.
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When Youth Get Involved

When Youth Get Involved | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it
A reader in Louisiana points out that the research I cited this morning was prepared by a 19-year-old who is fighting for quality education and real science education, not religious indoctrination....
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Victory for evolution in Texas | NCSE

Victory for evolution in Texas | NCSE | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it

That's what I'm talking about. The article says that four times as many people came out to testify on behalf of the scientifically accurate texts than for the "creationist-backed" versions or amendments.

 

It's about civic engagement. It's about participating. It works.

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Youth in Revolt: How to Take Education Into Your Own Hands - KickerKicker

Youth in Revolt: How to Take Education Into Your Own Hands - KickerKicker | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it
Do you think school is too boring, too irrelevant, or too costly? Thinking about taking a break or dropping out? You're not alone. Here are 10 ways to get the education you really want.
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Center for Social Innovation | Stanford Graduate School of Business : Center for Social Innovation (CSI)

Center for Social Innovation | Stanford Graduate School of Business : Center for Social Innovation (CSI) | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it
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Udacity | Free Online Courses, Advance your College Education & Career

Udacity | Free Online Courses, Advance your College Education & Career | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it
Learn. Think. Do. Free Online Classes in Programming, Computer Science, Math, Sciences and Entrepreneurship from Top University and Industry Instructors.
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Back to School: Boost Your Vocabulary #30DaysofGOOD - GOOD Projects - GOOD

Back to School: Boost Your Vocabulary #30DaysofGOOD - GOOD Projects - GOOD | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it
Word up. That is to say, begin a practice of improving your vocabulary. Start by learning five new words.
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Can We Teach Creative and Critical Thinking? - Education - GOOD

Can We Teach Creative and Critical Thinking? - Education - GOOD | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it
What are the elements of a lesson plan to teach students how to think creatively and critically? And how do we measure what they've learned?
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Share a GOOD Recipe: Get Cooking with These Summery Recipes - GOOD Projects - GOOD

Share a GOOD Recipe: Get Cooking with These Summery Recipes - GOOD Projects - GOOD | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it

Hungry for light, summer meals? Browse through submissions from the "Share a GOOD Recipe" challenge to add new ideas to your summer cooking list.

 

OK - not education related - but good recipes and a look at what I'd like my own blog to look like.

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The Big Jobs Myth: American Workers Aren't Ready for American Jobs

The Big Jobs Myth: American Workers Aren't Ready for American Jobs | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it
What ails the American worker? Republicans and Democrats see a mismatch between workers' skills and employers' needs. The data see something different.
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Does Our Education Prepare Us for Jobs We'll Hate? - Education - GOOD

Does Our Education Prepare Us for Jobs We'll Hate? - Education - GOOD | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it
Sir Ken Robinson, author of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, is one of the under the radar speakers who worked a lot of...
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Why Alternative Education Needs to Go Mainstream - Education - GOOD

Why Alternative Education Needs to Go Mainstream - Education - GOOD | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it
Dropouts in alternative programs get a personalized learning experience. Maybe if they had that in the first place they wouldn't leave school.
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Design Thinking for Educators

Design Thinking for Educators | Getting Schooled | Scoop.it
Design Thinking is a mindset. Design Thinking is the confidence that everyone can be part of creating a more desirable future, and a process to take action when faced with a difficult challenge. That kind of optimism is well needed in education.
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