All Blog Posts Tagged 'education' (40)

Educational Changes Bring Big Improvements, Gove Reports

Recently released league tables show that government changes to the educational system are beginning to have an impact, according to Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education. And the impact is positive, says Gove, who addressed journalists and commentators with news of figures demonstrating that fewer children are being taught in under-performing schools in the secondary sector. Opposition to the coalition government’s educational changes remains, however, and commentators claim that…

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Added by Tom Clark on February 9, 2014 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Diversity Is Not Politically Correctness

Inclusive Schools Week

This year my school celebrated National Inclusive Schools Week, but in a slightly different way. The opportunity presented itself to have our yearly Heritage Day and Inclusive Schools Week at the same time. The decision, to include Heritage Day in the mix with Inclusive Schools Week, proved to be a challenge but ultimately a good…

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Added by Tim Villegas on December 6, 2013 at 6:23am — No Comments

5 Reasons to Go for Technology in Education

 

 



It is no more a secret that technology has already played a great role in the global education sector. So much so, that the schools are now using electronic…

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Added by Jan Felton on November 19, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Passionate Learners - Giving Our Classroom Back to Our Students Starting: Interview with Pernille Ripp



Today, we had the privilege of catching up with Pernille Ripp, an award winning teacher and blogger. If you missed her #RSCON4…

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Added by Shelly Sanchez Terrell on October 26, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Using how we learned our first language to learn subsequent languages

What can we  learn from the infants experience?

Maybe you have thought about the question – “Why is it that nearly all infants, barring the very few with some chemical or physical issue, learn to speak their mother tongue(s) to the level of their peers and only a few years later these figures get reversed?” That is very few children once they go to school ever learn a subsequent language to any level of decent…

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Added by Andrew Weiler on October 12, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

La Educación Especial en la Educación Media en el Uruguay

La educación especial, léase con formato integración/inclusión en el Uruguay es absolutamente deficiente  y los pasos para lograr superar el formato “reparativo” médico son lentos y sin una planificación acorde.

Por nuestras similitudes culturales con los españoles, buscaremos mostrar la diferencia positiva a favor de este modelo, aún cuando resta mucho por lograr, por lo menos existe un “modelo” a desarrollar. Los países latinoamericanos, y en especial del MERCOSUR, son muy similares a…

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Added by Angel Ramos on August 23, 2013 at 9:40am — No Comments

The Evolution of Special Education

Graham Bell and Einstein are two brilliant minds of science who struggled due to learning disabilities.  Learning disabilities don’t necessarily affect aptitude, yet how students are taught and directed impacts social and educational achievements.  Today’s minds are the brilliant scientists, teachers, and mothers of the future.  Proper schooling and social adjustment within warrants the attention of those doctoring and administering laws regarding the trajectory of special education.…

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Added by David Miller on February 26, 2013 at 1:40am — No Comments

An Evolution of Learning: Have the Tools of Science Superceded "Hands-On" Exploration and Education?

It is acknowledged that tools help with the "perception" of knowledge. The magnifying glass, the telescope, and the microscope were objects that opened up an entirely new world. It is also acknowledged that people's fingers are too big to examine an amoeba, and people can't just walk up to the moon.



The other biggie in the knowledge game was "the drawing", the recording of information, but further to this was the "sequential" recording of data, which led…

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Added by Vera Saar on February 10, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

"Most people don't use or need much math..." REALLY?... and who promoted this "reality?

When I saw this statement in a recent discussion... on another education forum on a different site, I went cold.

My feeling is that such a statement is only true if you create a situation where people are taught to believe it.....

It seems to me that this is one of those self-fulfilling prophesies…

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Added by Vera Saar on February 9, 2013 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Animating STEM

Animating STEM: 
 
Enhancing STEM Comprehension Using Animation…
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Added by Vera Saar on November 1, 2012 at 10:54pm — No Comments

The Future of Education?

Having just found this Ning, I was asked why I wanted to join the "Future of Education?" I was intriqued immediately by the question as my first response was " Why wouldn't I?" and its follow-up question "Why wouldn't EVERY teacher?"

This question has been pushing me to my "leading edge" (Thanks Joelle!) for quite some time now.

What IS the future of education? I think it is reigniting educational curiosity, questioning truths while respecting others, and developing ethical…

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Added by Kathy Harrison Fuller on May 30, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

What house do you live in?

It might seem odd to begin a blog post with this title but hopefully you will find that the analogy is quite apt.

We all live in houses. However, the style, the quality, the fittings, the size, and the neighbourhoods that our houses are in are all different. It seems to be a trend in most countries that many people aspire to the larger house, the higher quality fittings, the expensive neighbourhoods, the more impressive styles, and so on. It would be a rare person that aspires to a…

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Added by Adrian Bertolini on May 19, 2011 at 1:31am — No Comments

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