Saturday, July 30, 2011

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NEW BOOK Teaching & Assessing 21st Century Skills
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bullet If, at the beginning stages of the 21st century, we are able to identify a small but important set of skills and teach them well, students will be prepared to adapt to the changing conditions of the 21st century. Read more
bullet We believe there are five categories of well-researched skills developed in the 20th century that will have great application throughout the 21st century. Read more
bullet The intrapersonal and interpersonal skills of understanding and controlling oneself and understanding and interacting with others in the 21st century will require students to combine their factual knowledge about topics. Read more

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Research Substantiates Sinarmas Acadmey Architecture - Courtesy of SmartBrief

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  •   Sinarmas used Montessori's philosophy to plan its layout.  Where will American schools go?
  • Shaping spaces to facilitate learning and development
    "How can we transform learning environments so that students learn better, teachers teach more effectively, and schools become spaces to intentionally develop the whole child?" This question was recently posed in the July Whole Child Newsletter about school spaces. Connect with important resources and ASCD partners seeking to transform learning environments for the better in the latest issue of the online publication. Read on

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Great White Paper - Courtesy of eSchool!


e Brain Research and Education

Brain Research and Education In this latest STAR (School Technology Action Report), "The Science of Learning: How Current Brain Research Can Improve Education," the editors of eSchool Media highlight cutting-edge research from leading neuroscience experts on how various activities affect the brain, and how these activities can help students improve their comprehension and memory. you'll discover how the brain reacts to:
  • Visual learning and memory training
  • Physical activity
  • Arts and Language Arts
  • Gaming
  • New techniques for students with disabilities
  • Early childhood education
Click here for the report