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RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms

This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin...
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Tom Wujec: Build a tower, build a team

http://www.ted.com Tom Wujec from Autodesk presents some surprisingly deep research into the "marshmallow problem" -- a simple team-building exercise.

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21st century education - Future Tense - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

21st century education - Future Tense - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Irresistible learning | Scoop.it
As technology plays more of a role in the modern classroom what skills will teachers and children need in the 21st century?
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BBC Outnumbered - Karen asks the hard questions 1

Karen is a most inquisitive bridesmaid
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A funny look at how children LOVE to ask questions...

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RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace....
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Teenage Brains - Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine

Teenage Brains - Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine | Irresistible learning | Scoop.it
Beautiful Brains: Moody. Impulsive. Maddening. Why do teenagers act the way they do? Viewed through the eyes of evolution, their most exasperating traits may be the key to success as adults.
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TEDxNYED - Heidi Hayes Jacobs - 03/05/2011

As Executive Director of the Curriculum Mapping Institute and President of Curriculum Designers, Inc., Dr. Jacobs is an internationally recognized expert in ...

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The Innovative Educator: Learn Anything at The School of Everything!

The Innovative Educator: Learn Anything at The School of Everything! | Irresistible learning | Scoop.it

Learn Anything at The School of Everything!

 

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Do You Have These 11 Traits of Highly Creative People? | Copyblogger

Do You Have These 11 Traits of Highly Creative People? | Copyblogger | Irresistible learning | Scoop.it

 It's really not as hard or mysterious as you might think.

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Carl Honore: In praise of slowness | Video on TED.com

Journalist Carl Honore believes the Western world's emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life. But there's a backlash brewing, as everyday people start putting the brakes on their all-too-modern lives.
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Can Being Curious Make You Happier?

Can Being Curious Make You Happier? | Irresistible learning | Scoop.it
In my last post, I explored the "Top Ten Positive Emotions" from the book, Positivity, by Dr. Barbara Fredrickson, and asked everyone to make Post-It notes to focus on one positive emotion each day.
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Traditional Teaching

This is an example of...? Anyone? Anyone? Traditional teaching. This is the direct opposite of what kind of learning? Anyone? Anyone? The answer is active le...
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Mae Jemison on teaching arts and sciences together

http://www.ted.com Mae Jemison is an astronaut, a doctor, an art collector, a dancer ... Telling stories from her own education and from her time in space, s...
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TEDxNYED - Dan Meyer - 03/06/10

Dan Meyer teaches high school math outside of Santa Cruz, CA, and explores the intersection of math instruction, multimedia, and inquiry-based learning.

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Inquiry learning

Inquiry learning | Irresistible learning | Scoop.it
Wirlit.com.au - What is inquiry learning? How to carry out an inquiry. Tips for teachers. Links to interactive learning objects for student and class research.
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IB Middle Years Programme at a glance

IB Middle Years Programme at a glance | Irresistible learning | Scoop.it
It is a programme of international education designed to help students develop the knowledge, understanding, attitudes and skills necessary to participate actively and responsibly in a changing world.
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Why is this important?

Why is this important? | Irresistible learning | Scoop.it

Intuyu Educational Consultancy

'What is required is a paradigm shift in approach.

This does not mean there isn’t explicit teaching or rote learning. These are critical to developing the appropriate neuronal pathways of each student’s brain. We firmly believe that explicit teaching and rituals in learning are part of the learning equation.In fact, neuroscience is increasingly revealing opportunities for developing and enhancing human learning.

However, teachers must move from focusing on imparting knowledge through to being the facilitators of learning.'

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read « Sir Ken Robinson

read « Sir Ken Robinson | Irresistible learning | Scoop.it

Website and blog of New York Times best selling author of 'The Element', TED speaker, and education and creativity expert, Sir Ken Robinson. Download 'All Our Futures: Creativity, Culture and Education' here.

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Using Evernote in School : A Collection of Links | Doug Woods

Using Evernote in School : A Collection of Links | Doug Woods | Irresistible learning | Scoop.it

Via Kevin Biles
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