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December 2013 Blog Posts (4)

Growing a culture of innovation

Last week I had the opportunity to participate in a round table discussion with George Couros, the Division Principal of Innovative Teaching and Learning for Parkland School Division, at the Marin County Office of Education (@MCOEPD). George has been inspirational to me. He's challenged me to take…

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Added by Jennie Snyder on December 23, 2013 at 9:17pm — 1 Comment

8 Fun-Filled Craft Activities for Little Hands

A child learn more through fun filled activities rather than aggressive learning procedures. A fun activity can instill in a child the receptivity towards situations. Getting the children more and more involved in art and craft work would help him improving their imagination power and make him learn more. To know more of such activities, continue reading our blog…

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Added by Oscar Marin on December 10, 2013 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Creating an inclusive learning experience for English language learners with specific needs: Case studies from around the British Council’s global network

Hello dear friends,

I would like to share this document "Creating an inclusive learning experience for English language learners with specific needs: Case studies from around the British Council’s global network" with you all.…

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Added by Giselda Aparecida dos Santos on December 8, 2013 at 5:19am — 1 Comment

What happens if enough New York parents say they don’t want their kids to take tests?

Social media like Twitter, Facebook, etc makes the organization of a parent/teacher/student revolt against standardized testing a realistic possibility.Want to get policy makers attention and actually get significant changes out into action? A nationwide refusal of parents to subject their kids to testing would most definitely do the trick. It's fascinating to think about the…
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Added by Eric Patnoudes on December 4, 2013 at 12:39am — No Comments

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April 25, 2019 by Tom Whitby @tomwhitbyAs adults we generally learn about things that we need to learn about. Of course we also have an opportunity to learn about things we would like to learn about. We do not have anyone assigning us projects, or books or exams for which to prepare. The exception to that would be the job requirements in a job that we have chosen. Theoretically, we work in a job that…See More
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