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Seymour College Merges Middle School Curriculum into two Interdisciplinary Subjects

A HIGH-profile Adelaide girls school has merged most of its middle years curriculum into two “interdisciplinary” subjects and is phasing out traditional testing. In a radical overhaul launched this week, Seymour College has also introduced medical science as an elective … Continue reading

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Inquiry Based Learning: Innovations for Deeper Teaching and Learning

LEARN from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/rickmereki”>Rick Mereki on Vimeo. The Essential Ingredients of a Quality Day of Learning: Ample time for hands-on, minds-on, hearts-on and senses-on doing. The International Baccalaureate® (IB) offers high quality programmes of international education to a worldwide community … Continue reading

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Philosophy First: Contrasting Approaches to the Curriculum

Stephen Taylor is an international high school Science teacher and author of i-Biology.net. This is a reflective blog on personal professional practice and ideas. I’m a pragmatic idealist. Source: Stephen Taylor As an idealist I chose the international pathway and … Continue reading

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Jóvenes españoles huyen de la crisis y recalan en Chile en busca de un empleo

Las penurias económicas que ahogan a España, con 5,27 millones de desocupados y casi la mitad de los menores de 25 años (48,7 %) sin empleo… Fuente: El Mostrador por EFE Son jóvenes muy preparados, con carreras e idiomas para … Continue reading

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International School of Luxembourg

A video introduction to the International School of Luxembourg, an independent, non-profit, university-preparatory day school situated in the City of Luxembourg. ISL offers a quality English language education for international and local children.

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Impact of Educational Research: P David Pearson, PhD

In this talk, Dr. David Pearson discusses the history of education research within the context of reading education. Learning Sciences Institute… P. David Pearson received his Ph.D. in reading education from the University of Minnesota in 1969. Today, he serves … Continue reading

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ENGLISH NO LONGER BELONGS TO NATIVE SPEAKERS

“It is impossible to learn a foreign language (English) without being influenced ideologically, politically, culturally, etc. The teaching and learning of a geographically, politically, and culturally, “neutral” form of English, which is perceived as a language of wider communication, and … Continue reading

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Dr. Kieran Egan: Why Education is Difficult and Contentious

What’s wrong with education? Dr. Kieran Egan takes a historical look at the development of education, from its roots in ancient Greece to the present day.

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