Daily Archives: April 23, 2011

George Pickering: A Pecha Kucha About Checklists

Pecha Kucha evening at British Council Moscow/IATEFL Leadership & Management SIG Conference Professional Development for Teachers and Managers 19-21 March 2010 British Council, Moscow Prepare to laugh. This Pecha Kucha is hilarious. George is incredibly, “Pecha Kuchaesque”. I never gave … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Quantum Learning: Kansas 3C School District Granted NCLB Waiver!

The McPherson Unified School District in Central Kansas has been granted a waiver from NCLB, from Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. (Quote) “In partnership with Quantum Learning and ACT, Inc., the school district developed the C3 — Citizenship, College and … Continue reading

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Quantum Learning: What Makes a Great Teacher? It’s about the “HOW”…

by Bobbi DePorter President of Quantum Learning Network Posted: October 18, 2010 02:03 AM http://huff.to/cP9nig “Student achievement flows from great teaching,” states Vicki Phillips, Director of Education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. We believe great teachers know how … Continue reading

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Quantum Learning Comes to Chile

article by Bobbi DePorter, President of Quantum Learning Network Posted: 04/20/11 01:14 PM ET http://huff.to/fpydA5 The state of education in the U.S. has been a hot debate in recent years, but children all over the globe are in need of … Continue reading

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The Medici: Godfathers of The Renaissance

Florence..1389 a boy is baptized into medieval world. He was not of noble birth,he was the son of local merchant, his name, was Cosimo The Medici…” The Medici’s literally nurtured the greatest thinkers, artists, painters, sculptors, architects of their age. … Continue reading

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Autodidactic – Teaching Oneself: Time For A New Renaissance in Teaching & Learning?

“Autodidactic” is defined, quite simply, as “teaching yourself”. [From Greek autodidaktos, self-taught : auto-, auto- + didaktos, taught; see didactic.] (The Free online Dictionary). It’s a concept that doesn’t get much attention nowadays. It’s almost as if it’s not valid, … Continue reading

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