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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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Self-Regulation: Getting Our Students To Care

I think all educators can agree that we want our students to become better self-regulated learners. However, this is a daunting task for teachers. I've spent a great deal of time trying to teach my grade 6 students various self-regulation skills such as planning, goal-setting, self-monitoring, time management, self-control, and reflection, but in past years it hasn't quite "taken" the way I hoped it would. I talk about how important this skills are until I'm blue in the face and I usually get…See More
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A Childhood Educator Is Becoming Commonplace In Teacher Training

School boards and individual teachers are seeking out new ways to improve and maintain their own learning process. Teachers with a passion for their career are routinely discovering innovative ways to brush up on skills, and to develop new methods for delivering information. Teachers know that children have a huge capacity for retaining knowledge, and that every child has their own unique way of grasping the information delivered in the classroom. A childhood educator is an expert in childhood…See More
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