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The Global Search for Education: Good...

"There has been a long-term polarization in the job market since the 1980s, with growth of high-skill and low-skill jobs at the expense of traditional middle-skill jobs, which have been most susceptible to automation and globalization. The Great Recession and protracted recovery that followed it have only accelerated this trend, as increasingly...

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Thoughts on a New School Year: Please...

It's a new school year and I'd like to share one thought: Focus on the positive!

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The Secret to Poland’s Successful...

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Learning Through Doing, The Importance...

I will often...

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The Global Search for Education: 7...

 

"The most outdated and destructive vestigial feature in the modern K-12 space is the emphasis on standardized testing along with the college admissions and enrollment processes which rely on these testing conventions. With the digital tools we have on hand, we could liberate children to experience and demonstrate their learning in far more compelling ways via live documentation of community-based or real-world endeavors." -- Lisa Goochee

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Don't Stress Out! Here's the...

 

As a teacher of the gifted for many years, I’ve seen gifted kids stress out.

I remember the time a student began crying and screaming, saying her “parents were going to kill her” because she didn’t get all A's on her report card. One child would crawl under the desk and shake whenever he got less than a 90 percent on a test.  Others would just break down, telling me...

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The Global Search for Education: What...

Dr. Tracey C. Burns is a Project Leader at the OECD's Centre for Educational Research and Innovation, Directorate...

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Picture, This! Sea Bunnies, So Very...


Wanted to share:  Perhaps, you may find this a great "Picture, This" activity!

What do you see?  If you think this looks like a cuddly bunny...

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A Facebook Fictional Writing Caper...

Enjoy Part II of A Facebook Fictional Writing Caper Lesson Plan posted last month here on Education World. Now you can build a complete Facebook lesson plan that suits your class and grade level. 

Character Brainstorming (45 minutes...

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The Global Search for Education: Good...

"There has been a long-term polarization in the job market since the 1980s, with growth of high-skill and low-skill jobs at the expense of traditional middle-skill jobs, which have been most susceptible to automation and globalization. The Great Recession and protracted recovery that followed it have only accelerated this trend, as increasingly...

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