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How Youth Learn – by a student

How Technology is bringing back the Real Teacher

A good teacher has always been much more than a giver of information, the source of knowledge. A good teacher is a coach, guide, mentor and facilitator; someone who is always curious and always seeking to learn; someone who celebrates not knowing, the unknown… Continue Reading “How Technology is bringing back the Real Teacher”

John Hardy-The Green School Bali

“Focus on local, let the environment lead and build like your grandchildren will” – John Hardy

Originally posted on Deborah Meier on Education:
Great talk from an esteemed colleague. “I have a theory that we can start moving things forward too by focusing on the message to kids. THEY will start the revolution!” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ifi_fd4n9E Ben Kestner http://www.benkestner.com

TedxBrussels

Personalizing Learning- Rethinking Education

Pushing RESET

I recently spent a day in the life of a 7th grader at my school. To all intents and purposes I was a new student and I shadowed a class all day. Double Social Studies- French – Maths, English and Double Art. Our teachers… Continue Reading “Pushing RESET”

IDEA

IDEA

Great Website- Reinventing Education

Born to Learn Blog

Born to Learn Blog

Teaching what kids need to learn, from the fantastic ‘Born to Learn’ Blog.

Class Reunion

Class Reunion, unpacks very neatly the significance of Confucius’s explanation that essentially it is only when you take the responsibility of having to do something for yourself that you really start to learn. Class reunion explains that you when you take responsibility of having… Continue Reading “Class Reunion”

Kony 2012- A Teachable Moment

By Caitlin Krause Middle School English and Media Teacher St. John’s International School, Belgium 8th GRADE ENGLISH:  KONY 2012 CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE Regarding Kony 2012, the past ten days have been an absolute blur.  At each step, I have felt as if I am learning,… Continue Reading “Kony 2012- A Teachable Moment”

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