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Google’s Search Education feature gives educators free access to lesson plans and classroom activities intended to help students cultivate better online search skills.
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“single best idea for reforming K-12 education”.
Root cause: factory model of management
The goal needs to shift from one of making a system that teaches children a curriculum more efficiently to one of making the system more effective by inspiring lifelong learning in students, so that they are able to have full and productive lives in a rapidly shifting economy.
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Project-Based Learning Made Easy | Edutopia - 12 views
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dramatically increase the number of students and teachers engaging in project-based learning and performance assessment we need to highlight examples that are attainable. Rather than ask teachers to become master designers of curriculum, we should encourage teachers to tweak, or adapt, their current work to give it a more performance-based flavor