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Sir Ken Robinson: Schools Kill Creativity

Book:  The essential guide to building a culture of creativity and innovation throughout an organization Your help is needed to crack an unsolved crime: creative thinking is critical for future fulfillment and survival, and yet it is now declining at an alarming rate. In this original mystery-style approach, you will have the opportunity to match your knowledge against that of ...

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Transforming Teaching For Today’s Tech-Savvy Young Children

Teaching For Today's Tech-Savvy Young Children

The recent series of reports on technology’s unfulfilled promise by the New York Times called “Grading the Digital School” is an important wake-up call for everyone who claims that the digital frontier will help transform schools as we know them. While every other sector — from manufacturing to health care to energy security to politics — has been largely disrupted ...

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US Teachers Protest Social Media Crackdown; Misconduct With Students

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State’s teachers are prohibited from having private contact with students on social media websites, under a new law that takes effect this month. As they prepare lesson plans for the fall, teachers across Missouri have an extra chore before the new school year begins: purging their Facebook friend lists to comply with a new state law that limits their contact ...

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‘Instructional rounds’ approach flips classroom evaluations

‘Instructional rounds’ approach flips classroom evaluations

New method from Harvard researchers analyzes school-wide trends by looking at how instruction is being received. As school leaders work to improve classroom teaching, a new way of evaluating instruction—one that shifts the focus from the teacher to the students—is emerging. Called “instructional rounds,” the practice is based on the way doctors make their rounds in a teaching hospital, using ...

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