• by Bill Soistmann
    Programmer, educator, troublemaker. I love baseball.

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No classrooms, lessons or homework: New Zealand school where children are free to roam | World news | The Guardian

Source: No classrooms, lessons or homework: New Zealand school where children are free to roam | World news | The Guardian
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Pop-Up MOOC – Engagement in a Time of Polarization – ProfHacker – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Source: Pop-Up MOOC – Engagement in a Time of Polarization – ProfHacker – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Response: Instructional Strategies Teachers Might Be Missing – Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo – Education Week Teacher

Jo Boaler, Katie Brown, Rachael George, Laura Greenstein, Dan Rothstein, David Jacob, and Greg Brown name what they consider under-utilized teaching and learning strategies. Source: Response: Instructional Strategies Teachers Might Be Missing – Classroom Q&A With Larry...
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Playful Inquiry for Elementary Students | Edutopia

Six suggestions for bringing a key idea from a Reggio Emilia–inspired school to your K–5 classroom. Source: Playful Inquiry for Elementary Students | Edutopia
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Audio: A message for early educators: Babies are the ‘ideal’ scientists | 89.3 KPCC

Teaching science and math to babies may seem like a daunting task, but for educators at Children’s Center at CalTech, they are the perfect audience. Source: Audio: A message for early educators: Babies are the ‘ideal’ scientists | 89.3 KPCC
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Four Tools That Take Blended Learning to the Next Level

In any rush of new technology there comes fresh opportunities for learning and growth that were never possible before. We’ve seen this in the past two decades with blended learning, which combines … Source: Four Tools That Take Blended Learning to the Next Level
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Experts Agree Social-Emotional Learning Matters, and Are Plotting Roadmap on How to Do It

A national coalition of researchers, policymakers, and educators has forged a consensus on why schools need to respond to students’ social and emotional needs. Source: Experts Agree Social-Emotional Learning Matters, and Are Plotting Roadmap on How to Do It
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Maine program aims to get girls interested in cybersecurity

Source: Maine program aims to get girls interested in cybersecurity
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Schools test approach that lets students learn at own pace

Source: Schools test approach that lets students learn at own pace