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Malala Yousafzai

Today — on my 19th birthday — I’m in Kenya visiting Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp. Every year on my birthday I travel to meet girls who are struggling to go to school — to stand with them and … Continue reading

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Bill Gates

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Small Finland can do

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Common Core Math

Published on Apr 14, 2013 Presented by Joy Pullmann Managing Editor of School Reform News and an Education Research Fellow at The Heartland Institute

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creativity and education

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Martin Seligman

Martin Seligman – Wellbeing Before Learning; Flourishing students, successful schools The VIA Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS), formerly known as the “Values in Action Inventory,” is a psychological assessment measure designed to identify an individual’s profile of character strengths. It was … Continue reading

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zero-tolerance

10-year-old suspended for making fingers into shape of gun By Mayra Cuevas, CNN Updated 0226 GMT (1026 HKT) March 5, 2014 Ohio’s “zero-tolerance” rules in public schools came under attack in January when state Sen. Charleta Tavares introduced bill SB … Continue reading

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Ken Robinson

Uploaded on Nov 2, 2011 http://www.dalailamacenter.org Sir Ken Robinson speaks during the Dalai Lama Center’s Educating the Heart Series. He discusses the importance of an education that educates not just the mind, but also the heart.

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chicanery

“If English was good enough for Jesus Christ, it’s good enough for me.” (A U.S. Congressman to Dr. David Edwards, head of the Joint National Committee on Language, about the necessity of a modern commercial nation to be multi-lingual.) Art. … Continue reading

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massive open online course

A massive open online course (MOOC /muːk/) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. In addition to traditional course materials such as filmed lectures, readings, and problem sets, many MOOCs provide interactive user forums … Continue reading

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