Tag Archives: Harvard

#MondayBlogs: Pasi Sahlberg in #Chile #ASMSG #edchat #education

This past week, I had the opportunity to participate in a seminar for teachers of English at the Hualpén Municipal DAEM as an invited guest speaker. The seminar was entitled “Improving English Speaking Fluency and Effective Teaching Methodologies.” In this … Continue reading

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Hockerill Anglo-European College: Record-breaking IB students

HOCKERILL Anglo-European College has celebrated another set of record-breaking International Baccalaureate (IB) results. Source: Herts and Essex Observer Is this real, or is it real? In 2011 Hockerill obtained 99% pass rate for the IB Diploma with an average point … Continue reading

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Computer Science 101: Unit 1 Lectures and Homework Available

** Udacity: We believe university-level education can be both high quality and low cost. Using the economics of the Internet, we’ve connected some of the greatest teachers to hundreds of thousands of students all over the world. ** Dear Thomas … Continue reading

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Harvard Graduate School of Education: Rating Your Teacher Team

Five conditions for effective teams By VIVIAN TROEN and KATHERINE C. BOLES Schools are now playing catch-up in the world of teaming, but just putting teachers into teams doesn’t always yield the hoped-for outcomes. While most teams are able to … Continue reading

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Justice with Michael Sandel – NHK: The Ultimate Choice

Michael Sandel leads a video-linked global classroom, broadcast on NHK television (Japan) with students in Tokyo, Shanghai, and at Harvard. Sandel and the students discuss the ethical and global implications of the 2011 Japanese earthquake and nuclear disaster: What accounts … Continue reading

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Debating the Horrific: Right to Die is the Ultimate Personal Freedom?

Free Ebook: Teaching Debate in Chile http://slidesha.re/cSVP9N Se desarrollaron dos jornadas, en Llanquihue y Osorno, donde 8 establecimientos debatieron sobre el derecho a morir 28 / septiembre / 2011 fuente: http://bit.ly/p9YAGg En el salón del DEPROV Llanquihue y en el … Continue reading

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The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination: JK Rowling Harvard Commencement Speech – June 5, 2008

President Faust, members of the Harvard Corporation and the Board of Overseers, members of the faculty, proud parents, and, above all, graduates. The first thing I would like to say is ‘thank you.’ Not only has Harvard given me an … Continue reading

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Dr. Howard Gardner: Rules For a New Kind of Class

Professor Howard Gardner discusses changing approaches to learning and what this holds for the future of education. Source: International Baccalaureate World Magazine http://www.ibo.org/ibworld/sept07/rules_for_a_new_class.cfm Howard Gardner is Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education and is … Continue reading

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Education Spotlight: Geoffrey Canada & The Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ)

The President and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone, Geoffrey Canada, knows that poor children in urban communities often fail to achieve their full potential in school. Geoffrey works every day to help the low-income children in his 97-block wide, … Continue reading

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