I almost totally agree with such a school system...
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Education is seen as important throughout the world, to varying degrees, but not every country approaches educating their young in the same way, ...
Yes and no. That talk was really good in pointing out some of the most urgent problems in education systems today. However, it actually doesn't give ...
It's difficult to say what it will look like, but not difficult to say how we **hope** it will look like: 1. centered around the **real** needs ...
I regret to say most of the schools still want to avoid these very well grounded considerations on our children sleeping patterns. Schools should ...
Afraid it happens. One possible way out is constantly giving kids Growth-Mindset related hints and encouragement. Messages like: "your effort will ...
Whenever possible, stay close the kid. Or have him/her work with an older and more trustworthy one. Never give access to the internet in a remote, ...
I can't provide an exhaustive answer, since it's not my job to keep up with **every** news springing in this field. As you said, there are thousands ...
Heard of: [http://quib.ly/](http://quib.ly/) ? :) Seriously: [http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/](http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/) is probably one of ...
The rising trend for divorce parties not to mention all the associated tat divorce cakes, cards, bunting etc is just ...
Agree with Jane. Coursera is excellent. At the classroom level, use multimedia to engage your class. Talk less. Listen more. Ask your class good ...
Coursera has been offering Massive Open Online Courses relating to teaching and teachers, from coaching teachers to engaging learners of various ages ...
Good to you, Mark! Spread the word of learning among your students.
As a teacher, I try not to teach subjects, or cover contents. It's pretty pointless, especially in our knowledge-learning-driven society. I try to ...
I frequently use #edtech, #edchat, #education. For students I'd go also for: #makered. I suggest to use the hashtags for tuning in when twitter chats ...
Educating globally is of great interest to me and I m amazed at how the move away from the confines of a physical classroom can be such an ...
When I was a kid, your first taste of driving usually came when riding bumper cars at the funfair. Mind you, now you re not really allowed ...
Did the non-self-driving car rob us all of the ability of riding a horse? Hope this helps :)
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Will TinkerBots be a new Tech entry point for kids?5 months ago | 0
Would you talk "Math" language with your kids?8 months ago | 1
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Q: How should we change the education system to have a more creative generation?
A: Yes and no. That talk was really good in pointing out some of the most urgent problems in education systems today. However, it actually doesn't give ...3 days ago
Q: Do labels stick to young kids and affect their behavior in the future?
A: Afraid it happens. One possible way out is constantly giving kids Growth-Mindset related hints and encouragement. Messages like: "your effort will ...2 weeks ago
Q: If a homework assignment includes visiting a popular website such as YouTube, how do I make sure my kid stays on task?
A: Whenever possible, stay close the kid. Or have him/her work with an older and more trustworthy one. Never give access to the internet in a remote, ...2 weeks ago
Q: What are the most interesting innovations and startups focused on primary and secondary education?
A: I can't provide an exhaustive answer, since it's not my job to keep up with **every** news springing in this field. As you said, there are thousands ...2 months ago
Q: Any good education technology blogs or resources for parents and educators?
A: Heard of: [http://quib.ly/](http://quib.ly/) ? :) Seriously: [http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/](http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/) is probably one of ...2 months ago
Q: What subjects should teachers cover that they often don’t?
A: As a teacher, I try not to teach subjects, or cover contents. It's pretty pointless, especially in our knowledge-learning-driven society. I try to ...2 months ago
Q: Which educational hashtags on Twitter can also be great resources for parents?
A: I frequently use #edtech, #edchat, #education. For students I'd go also for: #makered. I suggest to use the hashtags for tuning in when twitter chats ...3 months ago
Q: Ideas for a whole school hands-?on mathematics day?
A: There are several ideas: - [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manipulative_(mathematics)](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manipulative_(mathematics)) are a ...3 months ago
Q: How can children use YouTube to improve their education?
A: Go and have them explore ...3 months ago
Q: How to get six-year-old to do homework properly?
A: I'm sorry to say your child is right. Most of homework is pretty waste of time, another way to steal children free time for personal driven learning ...3 months ago
Q: An education PhD? Best places to study online or part / time? Areas in which research is scant? Areas in demand or experiencing growth?
A: What are your goals? Generally speaking, I'd definitely go with: 1. massive online education using current MOOCs (I'd go for Coursera, which has a ...4 months ago
Q: Do all children have a talent?
A: Yes, they have. Most importantly, there are definitely not any **counter-talents**: the idea I want to convey is that sometimes educators tell ...4 months ago
Q: Calculators or matter inside the skull?
A: The main mathematical thinking skills are (among others): * posing questions and making conjectures * thinking strategically when tackling a problem ...6 months ago
Q: Year of Code: Where's the best site to get my kid started?
A: Well, in a year there are 8765.81 hours. So if you want to have a year of code why don't you start off with one hour of code? Aside from joking, this ...6 months ago
Q: Any games that help students to improve their test scores?
A: Wow, the answer you're looking for is most probably in: ...6 months ago
Q: Will character education be taught in school?
A: A resounding **yes**. My school is by now implementing a character education program where students are monthly trained in basic life skills: - ...6 months ago
Q: How do we improve our use of technology to enhance learning?
A: Digital game based learning is being revamped lately. Many joint efforts between teachers, top-notch education centers and skilled developers are ...6 months ago
Q: Should students be pushed to learn coding at school?
A: I tend to think that law does not _automatically _create behavior. I mean that you've to **want **to do something. While, if anyone **forces **you to ...7 months ago
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