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'Education isn't about delivering facts – it's about the joy of not knowing, and then what to do about that'

Last updated: 11/26/2017

Knowledge. Educators are obsessed with it. Compared to learning, that is. We want to create knowledge, apply knowledge, even “mobilise” knowledge, by moving it around. I’m as

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7 Ways That Play Builds Problem-Solving Skills

Last updated: 11/26/2017

7 Ways That Play Builds Problem-Solving Skills Photo by J Aaron Farr (Flickr) As adults, we face dozens of problems every day. Will we have time to buy milk today? How do I tell my

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So Much More Than Letters and Numbers

Last updated: 11/26/2017

I saw the title of this article, “Are Parent-Teacher Conferences Becoming Obsolete?“, and was surprised the direction.  I was expecting the article to talk about moving away f

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5 Reflective Questions to Encourage a Growth Mindset

Last updated: 11/25/2017

Friday, November 24, 2017 5 Reflective Questions to Encourage a Growth Mindset A teacher at one of our elementary schools shared this recently. She was talking about how she encour

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Why We Need To Stop Telling Kids To Think Outside The Box

Last updated: 11/25/2017

Tripping on 'shrooms in Prague once I stopped by an art gallery window and saw it. It was an orange dog; the tiniest of canines. A stain of fluorescent orange paint in the bottom r

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Top Five Ways Creative thinking Has Helped Me As A Parent

Last updated: 11/24/2017

I am an architect and designer by training. I am also a parent. Not necessarily in that order though. These worlds collide all the time, often joyously merging and the boundaries b

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How to Measure Success Without Academic Achievement - EdSurge News

Last updated: 11/24/2017

The question of how to measure success in life is one typically left to philosophy classes or late nights at the bar. It is a complex, perhaps unanswerable question. In the words o

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Help Teachers Keep the Faith #ThursdayThunk

Last updated: 11/24/2017

The number of teachers leaving the profession is potentially catastrophic. Just in my own little world I have learnt of four cases this month. If this is extrapolated across the co

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A dream accomplished through dedication

Last updated: 11/24/2017

A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Mica Kirby’s journey in the dance world began at 3. It was a way to keep the sandy blonde-haired, brown-eyed girl busy, or simply a

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13 ways to create unforgettable multimedia with Adobe Spark

Last updated: 11/24/2017

13 ways to create unforgettable multimedia with Adobe Spark Comment 12 | Share | Tweet | Pin It | +1 | print | email Creating great images, pages and video can spark students’ i

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