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An innovative introductory economics course at Stanford is now free online

Econ 101, the introductory college economics course that is often held in overcrowded lecture halls packed with half-asleep freshmen, is finally getting a facelift.<p>At the front of the class is Raj Chetty, a 38-year-old economist who publishes some of the field’s most intriguing papers year after …

UC Berkeley

The Life-and-Death Consequences of Summer Jobs Programs

And five other surprising takeaways from research into the programs that big-city mayors love to brag about.<p>Since the 1960s, big-city mayors have touted the virtues of summer jobs programs for inner-city kids with almost religious faith.<p>Paying a couple of thousand dollars to local businesses to …

Education

This high school in California embodies sustainability at every possible level

The new Center for Environmental Studies (CES) at Bishop O’Dowd high school in California is one of the greenest classrooms we’ve ever seen. Siegel & …

10 Must-See TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

Some of the most valuable online resources in recent years have been TED talks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The internet’s accessibility makes it a great resource for learning. In the past, those in search of knowledge had to wade through long blocks of texts. These …

The Epic Guide to Student Ownership

“Is this real, Mr. J?” The question came from the back of the room. Todd rarely spoke up in class, but today he seemed visibly upset. “Yes, it is …

Pedagogy

6 Future Learning Scenarios for Envisioning Schools of Tomorrow

One cannot begin to imagine future learning scenarios if we can’t see where we’ve come from. I remember sitting at my desk with my textbook and …

OECD education chief Andreas Schleicher: great teachers more important than class size

The impact of class size on education quality is a highly contested issue within the research, while smaller class sizes tend to be popular with …

Education

Sydney School of Entrepreneurship a millionaire factory in the making

Anthony Roberts, the then NSW industry minister, and John Barilaro, then minister for skills, were at the breakfast, recounts Professor O'Kane. …

The Best Articles, Posts & Videos On John Hattie’s Research

Most educators have heard about John Hattie and his education research. I’ve shared many related resources over the years, and this first tweet by …

Pedagogy

This Spring-Loaded Corner Chisel Makes Short Work of Hinge Mortises

There really is a tool for everything<p>If this innovative little tool didn't already exist, I could see it doing gangbusters on Kickstarter.<p>When …

8 Things I Learned My First Year Of Teaching With Project-Based Learning

<b>8 Things I Learned My First Year Of Teaching With Project-Based Learning</b><p>by <b>Rachelle Dene Poth</b><p>My first year of teaching with project-based learning …

Homework, technology, smaller classes: what works in NSW classrooms

MiniLit is an evidence-based phonics program used in schools across NSW. Most teachers believe phonics works, and now they have access to the …

Should wealthy private schools and hospitals have charity status in Australia?

Organisations that are recognised as charities in Australia enjoy a range of legal privileges, including exemptions from income and other taxes.<p>But …

The End of 'Learning Style' Lore?

"Learning styles"! That's the idea—trumpeted for decades in education schools and school districts across the country—that children have many …

Pedagogy

About half of Detroit can't read

America's public education system is failing the citizens of Detroit, where the Detroit Regional Workforce Fund reports that 47% of people in Detroit …

Introducing PGS100 - 100% Sustainability Curriculum, 100% Online

Presidio Graduate School (PGS) is the undisputed pioneer of Sustainable Management MBA, MPA, Dual Degrees, and Certificates. The curriculum is deeply …

Education