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Why pushing creativity out of classrooms will stop children succeeding in the 21st century

Politicians and industry use buzzwords such as ‘creativity’, ‘collaboration’ and ‘imagination’. So why are we taking all the fun out of learning?<p>In an inner-city classroom on an ordinary day, something extraordinary is happening.<p>Ashley, a boy on the autism spectrum who has behavioural challenges, …

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Jazz Great Wynton Marsalis Releases Historic 'Live in Cuba' Album

Acclaimed jazz musician Wynton Marsalis is set to release an historic album recorded before live audiences in Cuba’s capital city of Havana.<p>Marsalis’ album comes in the wake of President Barack Obama’s July announcement that the U.S. and Cuba had reached a deal to re-establish diplomatic relations …

Over 200 Free Textbooks for Teachers

August 19, 2015<br>A couple of months ago we shared here a post featuring four important websites where teachers and educators can access digital …

4 Good iPad Apps for Seamlessly Managing Students Assignments

July 25, 2015<br>Below are three good iPad apps for teachers to use to create, distribute and share assignments with students. There are several other …

Some Excellent Lesson Plan Templates for Teachers

June 10, 2015<br>A lesson plan is teachers’ roadmap to designing and delivering pedagogically successful lessons. Effective lesson planning also helps …

8 Educational Websites to Help Students Gain Important Learning Skills

June 8, 2015<br>The platforms we curated for you today provide a myriad of useful resources to help students gain important skills. These resources …

Jon Hopkins, José González, Movement Added to Pitchfork Music Festival Paris

We're happy to announce more additions to the lineup for this year's Pitchfork Music Festival Paris, which returns to Grande Halle de La Villette from October 30 to November 1. Newly added to the bill are Jon Hopkins, José González, Movement, D.D Dumbo, and Charlotte OC.<p>They join a lineup that …

Stars Share New Track "From The Night", Announce Tour

Stars: "From The Night" (via SoundCloud)<p>Stars have shared a new track from their forthcoming album, <i>No One Is Lost</i>. The new song is called "From The Night". Listen to it above.<p>The band has also announced a North American tour that will begin in Ontario this October. Check out the dates …

First Listen: Slow Club, 'Complete Surrender'

Complete Surrender<p><b>Audio for First Listens is no longer available after the album has been released.</b><p>Sheffield, England — the setting for <i>The Full Monty</i> and part of the British equivalent of the Rust Belt — seems an unlikely spawning ground for the wistful pop of this duo with a deceptively static …

The Concept Restaurant of the Future is Chockfull of High Tech Goodies

The future comes slowly when it comes to restaurants. After all, eating out offers essentially the same experience as it did fifty or a hundred years …

Frankie Knuckles: 5 Defining Tracks From the Chicago House Pioneer

Frankie Knuckles, one of the major founding forces of house music, passed away yesterday at the age of 59. In the late Seventies, the New York DJ …

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20 Best Chicago House Records

Jesse Saunders – “On and On” (1984)<p>Frankie Knuckles paved the way for the blend of music that would come to be known as "house." But many consider …

James Blake Shares Latest BBC Radio 1 Residency Show

Over the past few months, James Blake has been spending time on the air for his BBC Radio 1 Residency. For the program, he's shared new music, remixed Kendrick Lamar and Beyoncé, and pretended to interview Burial. Now Blake has shared the audio from his latest installment of the residency, recorded …

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The New Face of Heroin

Eve Rivait rode her first horse when she was five, too small to get her feet through the stirrups, let alone give the animal a kick that registered. …

Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor Announces Solo LP Await Barbarians, Shares "Elvis Has Left the Building"

Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor has announced his latest solo LP, <i>Await Barbarians</i>. It's the follow-up to 2008's <i>Rubbed Out,</i> hitting shelves June 10 via Domino<i>.</i> Taylor performed and recorded all the instruments on the record himself, save strings. He's also shared a lyric video for album cut "Elvis Has Left …

The Beatles 'On Air': win tickets to a live event at Abbey Road

Do you remember when the Beatles' music first touched on your life?<p>Was it hearing Strawberry Fields Forever for the first time? Learning the words to Yesterday? Being confused by Magical Mystery Tour? What was the point at which you succumbed to Beatles fandom, and what was the cause?<p>To celebrate …

His Clancyness (New band of the day No 1,625)

<b>Hometown</b>: Bologna, Italy. <b><br>The lineup</b>: Jonathan Clancy (vocals, guitar), Paul Pieretto (bass), Jacopo Borazzo (drums), Giulia Mazza (synths, keyboards, noise boxes, vocals, percussion), Emanuela Drei (bass, sampler, vocals).<p><b>The background</b>: His Clancyness is the alias of Bologna-based Canadian …

Stream The Flaming Lips’ new EP, Peace Sword

The Flaming Lips will release their new EP, <i>Peace Sword</i>, digitally on October 29th and as a limited-edition 12″ vinyl and CD for Record Store Day …

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Cornell Math Professor and <i>New York Times</i> columnist Steven Strogatz, author of The Joy of x, said much of middle and high school math curriculum …

How to Help Kids Find Their Aspirations

<b>SELF-WORTH</b><p>It’s incredibly important for students to know that someone cares about them, that their presence matters. The Quaglia Institute has …

Remaking Schools as Socioemotional Places

Commentary<p>What do children do in school when they are treated like objects to be shaped, controlled, and rewarded—or punished—for what they said or …

Second '47 Ronin' International Trailer Showcases the Supernatural – /Film

A second international trailer for <b>Carl Erik Rinsch</b>‘s long delayed <b>47 Ronin</b> has been released. Where last week’s Japanese trailer focused on the famous …

On Creative Leadership

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