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Our Enduring Deficit Gaze: Misreading Poverty (Again)

In Why important education research often gets ignored, Dennis Hayes notes that “[t]eachers’ professional development is ‘fragmented, occasional and insufficiently informed by research'” in the UK, concluding (with some snark), “It will come as no surprise then that this report is likely to be ignored, like much of the research available to teachers.” 708 more words

Education

No way back to Kansas: The wider context of Thursday's course

“Mr Werdelin has developed a propitious educational project whose significance is as far reaching as its necessity in today’s big education debates…

- Mujadad Zaman, MPhil Educational Research Methods , PhD student candidate at the Faculty of Education, Cambridge University. 1,209 more words

Cooperative Learning

Communicating in many languages

“Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech.” (Genesis 11:7, KJV)

Genesis tells the story of the Tower of Babel, which ends with the Lord scattering the people across the world and giving them different languages. 756 more words

Education Policy

Coding as Cursive 2.0

Why is coding the latest hot topic in education? I believe it has everything to do with how we make use of technology in the 21st century. 150 more words