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Gates Foundation Needs to Avoid Past Blunders in Future Ed Investment 

Gates Foundation Needs to Avoid Past Blunders in Future Ed Investment  | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
If the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation can avoid the same mistakes it has made in the past, its latest K–12 reform efforts will be more successful than many of its past education projects, according to a policy memo published by the National Education Policy Center.
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Great tips (and a bit ironic): Don't rely too heavily on technology and data, involve the community (teachers and parents), don't expect immediate progress, realize what happens outside of school (poverty/racism),  plus more common sense suggestions..   

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Open letter to EdCamps

Open letter to EdCamps | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Since writing Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, we’ve been asked to donate books to many EdCamps as gifts to teacher participants. We’ve gladly done so. We recently received a request for an upcoming EdCamp, but this time and in the future will not be donating books.

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