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The disadvantaged need the best teachers

David Cameron wants to bring opportunity to everyone, wherever they live, whatever their background. It’s an admirable intention, but he really needs to get on with it in our country’s schools. The geographical lottery in educational achievement means that only … Continue reading

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Educational Quality And Inequality In Latin America

Forbes, Nov. 20, 2014, by Alejandro Chaufen Inequality continues to be the topic of discussion not only in the United States but also around the world and especially in Latin America. Countries in the region have some of the worst inequality. … Continue reading

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The International Baccalaureate Program Authored by Thomas Jerome Baker “An international education must go well beyond the provision of information and is involved in the development of attitudes and values which transcend barriers of race, class, religion, gender or politics.” … Continue reading

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The Department of Public Speaking: Innovation From The Past & Adaptable to The Present

Department of Public Speaking Author(s): F. M. Blanchard Source: The School Review, Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan., 1905), pp. 75-76 Published by: The University of Chicago Press Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1075553 . Accessed: 08/09/2013 You are about to read a report … Continue reading

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Are You Ready For The 2012 PISA Results?: International Baccalaureate® (IB), Best In The World (IMHO)

In December 2013, the results of PISA 2012 will be announced. One thing on everyone’s mind in Chile, and many similar countries, will be: How well are we doing? Are children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds performing as well as students … Continue reading

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If You Pay Peanuts, Do You Get Monkeys? Four Essential Factors in Promoting Teacher Quality, or, Getting Teachers Who Make A Difference

Source: Pearson – The Learning Curve Getting Teachers Who Make A Difference 1. Attracting the best people to the profession: Getting good teachers begins with recruiting talented individuals. Finland and South Korea – two perennially cited examples of education success … Continue reading

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The Teacher’s Personality & 5 Great Schools of Teachers

For more than 400 years, the personal essay has been one of the richest and most robust of all literary forms. Distinguished from the detached, formal essay by its warm, friendly, conversational tone, its loose structure and drive towards candor … Continue reading

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Should We Still Care About MOOC? Dennis Yang says “Yes”

MOOCs (massive open online courses) have been around a few years. My company, Udemy, has been around since 2010. However, it wasn’t until 2012 that MOOCs became the so-called next big thing. Dennis Yang President and COO, Udemy Last November, … Continue reading

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The Learning Curve (Pearson): Factors that Lead to Outstanding Educational Performance

Executive summary The goal of improving education today enjoys great prominence among policymakers and other stakeholders in societies worldwide. Although they may not be able to quantify it, governments in most countries recognise a link between the knowledge and skills … 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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