Daily Archives: August 26, 2012

Peer Effects: Is mixing of abilities the optimal policy?

To track, or not to track students? To mix, or not to mix? Mixed ability classes or grouping of students according to performance levels? Educators have struggled with these questions often, making agonizing decisions about what classroom or what class … Continue reading

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La paradoja chilena: Los chilenos son felices; pero a la vez están molestos

See on Scoop.it – Unconference EdcampSantiago Carlos Peña Domingo 26 de Agosto de 2012 La paradoja chilena Fuente: Blogs – El Mercurio Los chilenos son felices; pero a la vez están molestos. Tienen motivos para celebrar la vida que les … Continue reading

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Univ. of Chile Researchers’ Surprising Conclusion: Success of Chile’s “Schools of Excellence” due to selection

Study concludes that success of schools of excellence are due to selection Researchers at the University of Chile analyzed the academic trajectory of 28,000 students. by Elizabeth Simonsen Source: La Tercera Over three thousand (3000) students applied last year for … Continue reading

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CPCE-UDP diseña Prueba Inicia para Educación Básica y Parvularia

See on Scoop.it – International Baccalaureate Program CPCE-UDP diseña Prueba Inicia para Educación Básica y Parvularia Fuente: Centro de Políticas Comparadas de Educación de la Universidad Diego Portales El Centro de Políticas Comparadas de Educación … See on edcampsantiago.wordpress.com Evaluacion … Continue reading

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Hong Kong’s success in PISA – One system, many actors (by Andreas Schleicher)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2012 Source: Blog OECD educationtoday Hong Kong’s success in PISA – One system, many actors by Andreas Schleicher Deputy Director for Education and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the OECD’s Secretary General Hong Kong is perhaps … Continue reading

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