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Alternative University (Alt U): A radically different PSE vehicle.

Attached is a copy of a paper I presented at ARPA in 2008. It briefly, but essentially, explains the comprehensive, radically alternative P…

Started by Dr Shawn Warren

0 Jan 23, 2012

Ptolemaic Schools: Why Reform Won't Work

I've been in education for over 34 years, from K-12 through higher education. All of my teaching efforts have been oriented toward reform o…

Started by Skip Via

0 Aug 4, 2011

You need to be heard in a new TED reform discussion

Please contribute to an important education reform discussion on the TED site. Educators need to be heard. Find the TED discussion at this…

Started by Mark Barnes

0 May 18, 2011

The Teacher Mentoring Project

Hello All! Are you a passionate committed educator who wants to "Pay it Forward" and share your talents and gifts with a new teacher? Join…

Started by Lisa Michelle Dabbs

7 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by Lisa Michelle Dabbs

The End of Techno-Critique: The Naked Truth about 1:1 Laptop Initiatives and Educational Change

Here's an article my colleague Alan Bain and I wrote in response to a generation of techno-criticism in education. Was recently published i…

Started by Mark E. Weston Ph.D.

0 Dec 30, 2009

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Teachers are busy people. They usually have enough time to go through the lectures and leave space fordiscussions at the end of the class. When it comes to teaching essay writing, however, they don’t have enough spacein their program.They will explain what the essay structure is supposed to look like. They will assign a topic. And that’s it. Thestudent is left under a huge pressure to figure out the essay writing process.As parents, we’re responsible to make this easier on our kids. This…See More
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The lack of social and emotional skills can lead to burnout. Unfortunately, it’s not easy to develop theseskills. No one taught us these skills when we were kids. We also didn’t know that they’re vital in our adultlife and they can be developed.Schools are just starting to understand how emotions can affect students’ way of learning and overall well-being. Thus, students who were lucky enough to have compassionate teachers growing up have been trainedto develop gratitude and compassion. These…See More
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