Articles about education


What Is The Purpose Of School?

Last updated: 03/19/2019

What Is The Purpose Of School? What is the purpose of school? The idea of “work” is present in most modern educational discussion almost entirely under the terms “career...

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Over 24 And Thinking About College? You're Not Alone

Last updated: 03/15/2019

Enlarge this image For some older college students, studying later in life has its advantages: They have skills and tools that could only have come with age and maturity....

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The 4 Types of Artificial Intelligence: What Educators Should Know - The Tech Edvocate

Last updated: 03/14/2019

When we talk about artificial intelligence, we are talking about the development and ability of intelligent machine systems to perform simple or complex tasks that are usually...

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Schools love the idea of a growth mindset, but does it work? – Carl Hendrick | Aeon Essays

Last updated: 03/14/2019

Over the past century, a powerful idea has taken root in the educational landscape. The notion of intelligence as something innate and fixed has been supplanted by the idea that...

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Why reading aloud is a vital bridge to literacy

Last updated: 03/12/2019

Why reading aloud is a vital bridge to literacy Advice that children should still be read to as teenagers makes sense, as they learn the complex gear changes between speech and...

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Game-based Learning Explained for Teachers (Books)

Last updated: 03/11/2019

“"Kapp argues convincingly that gamification is not just about adding points, levels and badges to an eLearning program, but about fundamentally rethinking learning design. He...

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Class Acts: The principal with a connection to community

Last updated: 03/08/2019

Australia has some of the best educators in the world. In ABC Education's Class Acts series, Annabel Astbury has lunch with people doing inspiring work in schools around the...

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Teachers, See Learning as Students Do

Last updated: 03/08/2019

Teachers, See Learning as Students Do By Starr Sackstein on March 5, 2019 5:16 AM At a conference I attended recently, my elbow partner observed that I put students in front of...

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Using Arts Education to Help Other Lessons Stick

Last updated: 03/07/2019

The Checkup Using Arts Education to Help Other Lessons Stick The arts can be a source of joy in a child’s day, and also come in handy for memorizing times tables. Image By Perri...

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Innovation is More Than an Idea or Tool

Last updated: 03/06/2019

Reflections on teaching, learning, and leadership. Sunday, March 3, 2019 Innovation is More Than an Idea or Tool What makes something innovative? There is no shortage of debate...

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