Teens and the Education System
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School of Education at Johns Hopkins University-The Powerful Impact of Stress

School of Education at Johns Hopkins University-The Powerful Impact of Stress | Teens and the Education System | Scoop.it
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Use in Main point 1 about stress and relate to droupout rates. Flight or Fight reaction, which could be why some students droupout and why others graduate. In the studies conducted, it is proven that standardized testing puts a significant amount of stress on teens. Finland is one of the many countries with a higher high school graduation rate than the US, which has been linked to their no standardized testing policy.

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High School Graduation Rates in Select OECD Countries

High School Graduation Rates in Select OECD Countries | Teens and the Education System | Scoop.it
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Use for main point 1 about the droupout rate. Compare the US to other countres with significantly higher graduation rates. Relate the no standardized testing in Finland to lower stress, thereor higher grades and a higher graduation rate versus other countries with higher drop out rates.

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Psychology & Indoctrination for the Destruction of Critical Thinking in Public Schools

This powerful video will help wake up the sleeping sheeple to what the public school systems are planning for the children and how they are teaching about de...

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Ken Robinson: How schools kill creativity | Video on TED.com

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
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Intelligence is... 1-diverse 2-dynamic 3-distinct (13 to 15 min)

Human ecology

Gift of Human Imagination

 

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Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation | Video on TED.com

Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think.
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Effects of Rewards

Dan Ariely- Study with 3 colleagues with MIT students (look at screenshots on phone)

Mismatch between what science knows and what business does

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Main point 2- functions of the brain, creativity and logic both need to be used the same amount.

 

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Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost: Dan Ariely on startups, behavioral economics, ethics, and motivation

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Topic about rewards and incentives (from Dan Pink Puzzle of Motivation Ted Talk). Use for Main point 3.

 

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Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution! | Video on TED.com

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish.
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Our education systems do not need an evolution, they need a revolution.

Linearity- diversity of talen, not a singular portion of ability

Fireman story

 

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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley | Video on TED.com

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them.
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Economic results of high school dropouts (if they didn't drop out our economy would make 1 trillion dollars)

Three princepals on which human life flourishes (1-Humans are naturally different and diverse, 2- Curiosity, 3- Inherantley Creative).

Finland- No standardized testing and nobody drops out there

Alternative Education Programs (for high school drop outs)

 

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