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Tim Jefferson

http://csjarchive.cogsci.rpi.edu/1988v12/i02/p0257p0285/MAIN.PDF - 25 views

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    Problem solving strategies and links with cognitive load. A worthy read.
Nigel Coutts

What are your students doing? - 54 views

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    Recently I read Amanda Ripley's thought provoking book 'The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way' in which through a comparative study of foreign exchange students she reports from the inside on the modern powerhouses of education. Amanda set out to explain why some countries are able to outperform others on PISA scores.
Yozo Horiuchi

edshelf - 56 views

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    A discovery engine of websites, mobile apps, desktop programs, and electronic products for teaching and learning.
Nigel Coutts

The future of Schools - 65 views

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    Ask the average adult to describe a school and you are likely to get similar responses. There will be a focus on the places and spaces in which their education occurred, the teachers who taught, the rows of desks, the daily schedule of classes and breaks. But what is the future of schools?
Nigel Coutts

Schools, learning, innovation and student futures - 29 views

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    For all of us, learning was an innate part of life. It was something we just did, that was as natural to us as breathing. If not for this innate desire to learn and with it the ability to do so, we would never learn to walk, or speak or interact with others. But what happens to this innate drive to learn and how might we get ti back?
Nigel Coutts

The Future of Knowledge - 13 views

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    What services like Google Now and Evernote Context suggest for the future of knowledge?
Nigel Coutts

Handwriting vs Typing - Reflecting on Finland's changing policy on cursive writing - 76 views

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    Finland recently made the news for its decision to shift away from a focus on handwriting. Beginning in 2016 students will not be required tl learn cursive handwriting and instead will be taught typing skills. If this was anywhere other tan Finland the decision might be ignored or ridiculed but the Finnish Education systems reputation for producing quality learning backed by innovative practice makes this hard to ignore.
Michael Sheehan

9 sources of news for kids that you may no know about - 114 views

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    Collection of 9 terrific websites for teaching kids about current events.
Don Doehla

For Young ELLs, Learning in Two Languages Best, Review Says - Learning the Language - E... - 16 views

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    "nstruction in English and in a child's home language in the preschool and early elementary years leads to the best outcomes for the youngest dual-language learners, both in terms of academic-content achievement and as English-language proficiency, a new research review and policy brief concludes."
Don Doehla

Knowledge in Action: "AP+" Project: Research on a Project-Based Learning Approach to AP... - 25 views

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    Knowledge in Action, AP+Project-Research-a #PBL Approach to #AP via @Edutopia http://ow.ly/mi8gB #actfl #langchat @ascd @biepbl #pblchat
Thieme Hennis

Uruguay's One Laptop Per Child program: Impact and numbers - The Next Web - 18 views

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    Interesting how OLPC may have an important impact in a country's wellbeing and creative workforce. I do believe in such programs. 
Michael Sheehan

Learning Never Stops: Our Amazing Planet - 47 views

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    News and images that focus on nature and life on Earth.
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