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Review # 90: BATTLEGROUNDS America's War in Education and Finance: A View from the Front Lines by Todney Harris
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A week ago my knowledge of the education system of Finland was, to be honest, almost non-existent. I knew that they were consistently ranked number one of all “Western” countries in PISA testing but had no idea how they did it. Then, last weekend, I attended a keynote address by Professor Teemu Leinonen, Professor of New Media Design and Learning at the Media Lab of Aalto…Continue
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Next Saturday I'm doing a presentation abouit QR Codes in T&L at the free online conference the Reform Symposium ...
My session is midnight Thailand time ... but much more sensible if you are in Europe or the Americas ... it is 10:00am California time and 6:00pm in London
The online Reform Symposium is taking place using the webinar platform ...…
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My marathon is over....
I have been privileged of late to have time to read; to read, to watch, to listen – and to think. Much of this precious time has been has been spent devouring material relating to school reform and exploring one simple question - how do we respond to the challenges and opportunities provided by the digital revolution to improve our schools? The concept of “school” as we know it is well over a century old – and was obviously developed before the digital…Continue
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Prolific writer and vocal advocate for educational reform Alfie Kohn has just published a new collection of essays under the banner of “Feel – Bad Education”. His introduction , “Well, Duh!: Obvious Truths That We Shouldn’t Be Ignoring” sets the tone for the text. In the introduction Alfie lists some commonly agreed beliefs about education such as “Much of the material that students are required to memorize is soon forgotten.” He then challenges…Continue
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Here are 10 videos that will get you thinking and reflecting on your educational practices and beliefs. I did a post a few months ago with 7 different videos, and the response was quite positive. Leave a comment and let me know what other videos you would add to the list. Thank you and enjoy!
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One of the biggest reasons I enjoy using Twitter is it enables me to connect with educators from all around the world. Additionally, Twitter has proven to be an efficient and effective platform to discuss pressing educational issues. Unfortunately, most…Continue
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Tom Whitby has encouraged all education bloggers to write a positive blog on how we should reform the
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Most students from across the country have returned to schools refreshed, recharged, and rejuvenated to continue their journey through
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If you have been in education for one year, you have most likely experienced the educator evaluation process. Depending on what school you work at, and in which district you work, your experience could be completely different than that of another. I think it is fantastic that individual schools and districts retain the right to do things in a manner which is best fitting for their students and their community, however when an educator evaluation… Continue
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I will preface this post by saying I am only 15 pages into the book, The Death and Life of the Great American School System, by Diane Ravitch. Despite not being too far along in this book, I feel empowered to share my experiences thus far.
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If you walk into a teacher's lounge, and your goal is to get the teachers really fired up...then ask them how
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This is my first time participating in Leadership Day 2010, and I must say I am really excited to be a part of this fantastic movement. As
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If you have ever walked into a factory that produces a finished good from raw materials, it is frankly an