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Las competencias básicas: una visión internacional desde el informe OCDE “Sinergias para aprender mejor: Perspectiva internacional sobre evaluación”

En los últimos años, se está afianzando un amplio consenso internacional en torno a la importancia de desarrollar en los centros las denominadas</b> …

Tener buenas notas ya no basta para conseguir un buen empleo

El análisis crítico, saber comunicar una idea o tener nociones de economía son hoy esenciales para competir en cualquier disciplina<p>Un grupo de …

Las tripas del informe

La prueba educativa trata de medir las competencias de los alumnos y comparar entre países<p>Algunos expertos creen que hay fallos de base que hacen …

Elogio de lo inútil en la educación

<i>"Largo es el camino de la enseñanza por medio de teorías; breve y eficaz por medio de ejemplos."</i> Séneca <br>Dicen que la escuela como garante de …

«Aprender haciendo», ¿moda pasajera o revolución pendiente?

Según Sebastian Barajas, CEO de XTOL Europe, y autor del libro «Aprender es hacer», nuestro sistema educativo está plagado de falsas creencias sobre …

¿Por qué fracasa el sistema educativo español?

Año tras año, España se queda en los últimos puestos del informe PISA. ¿Tenemos un sistema educativo que no funciona? ¿Por qué? ¿Qué es exactamente …

We Are All the Same: Teaching Empathy Through the Arts

As the 2013 calendar year winds down, we here at Children Mending Hearts (CMH) are preparing to wrap up our fall semester of programming. It's been a very busy semester with CMH Global Arts programs in session at six sites with 17 classes between them. In addition to the expansion of our two core …

Why can’t education be more about thinking?

My Grandma once said to me something rather profound: that she does not know how to think. It was not an out of the blue statement; we were …

Hour of Code campaign teaches programming in 30,000 US schools (video)

Code.org wants to make computer science a staple of the classroom, and it's taking a big step toward that goal today with the launch of its Hour of Code campaign. More than 30,000 US schools (35,000 worldwide) will devote at least one hour this week to teaching programming, with incentives in store …

How Design Thinking Can Empower Young People

Edutopia Director of Programming and Innovation Betty Ray presents a simple yet elegant strategy to bring real-world thinking into the …

Let's Teach Students to Think Critically, Not Test Mindlessly

Superintendent Josh Starr's take on some of the education policies of the Obama administration is like a breath of fresh air. Starr, who leads public schools in Montgomery County, Md., maintains that a relentless focus on high-stakes testing is, at best, misguided and, at worst, may limit the …

Should schools just get back to basics?

I've heard a lot of people complain about school. I've worked with unhappy parents and angry students who have shared with me how they have been …

How to Build Students' Creative Confidence

It was a different story in middle school. A seventh-grade teacher confided that many students seemed stuck when she invited them to come up with …

Creativity

Teachers are Learning Designers

Empower Yourself<p>For so long, teachers have been disempowered to design. With prescribed curriculum, overly strict pacing guides and the like, …

Teaching

Can Dim Lighting Make Our Students More Creative?

I work in the dark. I mean, it’s not pitch black in my office, but I only flip the switch to those eye-melting fluorescents when I absolutely have to.<p>…

Teaching Students Not Standards

However, I think it's important to clarify that we don't really teach standards. We teach children. Standards are simply guidelines, and these …

How Process-Focused Art Experiences Support Preschoolers

<i>Is your goal to encourage children’s creativity through developmentally appropriate art experiences?</i> <i>Review the differences between process- and</i> …

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STEM/STEAM Lessons, Activities and Ideas<p>Encourage innovation, invention and creativity with these hands-on ideas for science, technology, engineering …

Bill Gates: This Country Needs Better Teachers

In the United States, he's working on a really hard problem: improving our schools. He feels our schools are "failing," he said during an interview on Thursday in Washington, D.C., at economic think tank, the American Enterprise Institute.<p>This failure is "the greatest cause" of income inequity in …

Students Yearn For Creativity, Not Tests

The other day as I was sitting in my office, sophomore Sarah Almeda popped into my office, as she usually does. After day three of PARCC …

TED debería formar parte del sistema educativo

Hace ya 3 años que decidí cambiar la TV por <b>TED.com</b>, los resultados hasta día de hoy han sido bastante positivos. Gracias a esta plataforma, cada día …

¿Se puede realizar un curriculum basado en el Aprendizaje por proyectos (PBL) y no morir en el intento?

Afortunadamente, los cambios metodológicos llegan a las aulas, lenta pero inexorablemente. Siempre he sido de la opinión de que la verdadera reforma …

El responsable del informe PISA critica la reforma educativa en la cara del ministro Wert

Andreas Schleicher, el responsable de PISA, ese estudio al que recurre José Ignacio Wert para justificar su reforma educativa, ha dado en esta …

El aprendizaje por memorización, clave del fracaso educativo español

El director del informe PISA explicó ayer que España no mejora en el rendimiento académico porque se sigue enseñando como hace décadas, mediante la …