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Ace Leadership

Summary: Our vision is to create a new prototype for public high schools in both New Mexico and the United States. The school and its programs, provide cutting-edge specific learning to students by highly skilled instructors.... Read on...

Alfie Kohn: “It’s bad news if students are motivated to get A’s”

Accredited Author: Alfie Kohn

Summary: This is a clip from Alfie Kohn's DVD: "NO GRADES + NO HOMEWORK = BETTER LEARNING" (http://www.alfiekohn.org). In this short clip, Kohn discusses the grave implications of rewarding students for getting good grades.... Read on...

Rated: 43211 (4/5), based on 3 reviews Posted in ToolsMultimedia

Big Ideas in Science Education

Accredited Author: Multiple authors listed within report

Summary: "Big Ideas in Science Education", a blog post from Teaching Science presents Principles and Ideas of Science Education, a great informal resource for teachers of young scientists who want students to know what real... Read on...

Brain Facts: Learning, Memory, and Language

Accredited Author: Society for Neuroscience

Summary: A short and helpful primer on how the brain develops and learns. This is the basis for the broad research into neuroscience and it's implications for educational practice. Educators and researchers ought to understand... Read on...

Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)

Summary: CAST is a nonprofit research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals, especially those with disabilities, through Universal Design for Learning (UDL). UDL is a set of... Read on...

Collaborative Communications

Summary: Collaborative Communications Group is passionate about helping improve public education within the United States and across the world through learning and collaboration, and communications and engagement. Collaborative... Read on...

Coming Together: Dem. Inquiry for Teachers & Community Educators (overview)

Summary: This seminar series was inspired by, and designed as a means of continuing, the conversations begun in the NLU Forums about education held in the spring of 2011 (Chicago in These Times). Coming Together supports... Read on...

Coming Together: Dem. Inquiry for Teachers & Community Educators (resources)

Summary: This seminar series was inspired by, and designed as a means of continuing, the conversations begun in the NLU Forums about education held in the spring of 2011 (Chicago in These Times). Coming Together supports... Read on...

Coming Together: Dem. Inquiry for Teachers & Community Educators (summary)

Summary: This seminar series was inspired by, and designed as a means of continuing, the conversations begun in the NLU Forums about education held in the spring of 2011 (Chicago in These Times). Coming Together supports... Read on...

Courage in Schools

Summary: Welcome to our blog about teaching and leading courageously in schools, from pre-kindergarten through college and university.

Courage in Schools houses five different blog topics:
Main Blog (for all educators)
... Read on...

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Education Evolving

Summary: Education Evolving is a kind of 'design shop'; based in Minnesota but with people in other states, working nationally to help public education with the difficult process of change. Initially we were involved mainly with... Read on...

GameDesk

Summary: GameDesk is a 501(c)3 nonprofit research and outreach organization that seeks to reshape models for learning through game-play and game development. The organization looks to help close the achievement gap and engage... Read on...

Hole in the Wall

Summary: Hole-in-the-Wall is one such idea, which offers the world a surprisingly fresh perspective on the learning process. Breaking the traditional confines of a school, Hole-in-The-Wall Education Limited (HiWEL) takes the... Read on...

IDEA Learning Report

Summary: IDEA Learning Report: Covering April 2013 - January 2014

As a Reggio Emilia teacher makes visible the learning and conversations she sees unfolding in an early childhood classroom, this Learning Report is an invitation... Read on...

Innovating Pedagogy 2012

Accredited Author: Multiple authors from Open University

Summary: Here is the new report from The Open University -- Innovating Pedagogy 2012: Exploring new forms of teaching, learning and assessment, to guide educators and policy makers.

The series of reports explores new forms of... Read on...

Joyful Learning Network

Summary: JLN focuses on bringing joy to the learning process by creating an active community of educators, parents, community members, students, and organizations who share resources, ideas, and advocacy. We believe that to... Read on...

Rated: 14321 (1/5), based on 1 review Posted in The NetworkOrganizations

National Center on Universal Design for Learning

Summary: Founded in 2009, the National UDL Center supports the effective implementation of UDL by connecting stakeholders in the field and providing resources and information about advocacy, implementation, research, and other... Read on...

Opal School Blog

Summary: The mission of Opal School is to strengthen public education by provoking fresh ideas concerning environments where creativity, imagination and the wonder of learning thrive.

Posted in The NetworkBlogs

Opal School Children on Play and Learning

Summary: The voices you hear are those of 8 - 11 year old Opal Public Charter School students, who know well the profound connections between play and learning.

These words (recorded during an unscripted lunchtime conversation)... Read on...

Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU)

Summary: At P2PU, people work together to learn a particular topic by completing tasks, assessing individual and group work, and providing constructive feedback.

The Peer 2 Peer University is a grassroots open education... Read on...

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