Lyndsey Almeida

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50 Ted Talks Every Educator Should Check Out (2014 Edition)

by Saga Briggs<p>The communication explosion reaches its peak when you explore the endless avenues running through TED Talks. Moreover, the title …

As 11 escolas mais incríveis do mundo

No mundo todo, a maioria das crianças e adultos passam por uma educação tradicional, na qual aprendem conteúdos enraizados por intermédio de um …

Maker Movement Reinvents Education

U.S. High Schools Makers Movement<p>Ten years from now, primary and secondary education may look more like a scene from Tim Allen’s workshop in The …

Can a ‘No Excuses’ Charter Teach Students to Think for Themselves?

Several years ago, Achievement First, a charter school network serving primarily low-income black and Hispanic students, got an unpleasant wake-up call: Its students had done well on tests, but fewer than a third of its high school graduates were earning college degrees on time. That was better …

How the American Education System Suppresses Critical Thinking

One mother in a popular magazine once told a reporter about what she thought was happening in the schools. “It’s the brightest, the best and the most …