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“Inquiry” is quite the fashion of late. By this, I mean a vogue for framing units of study around questions rather than concepts. Some of this is clearly linked to the success of Grant Wiggins’ and Jay McTighe’s system of… 1,768 more words

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The Misconstrual of Research for Popular Consumption… And What to Do About It

What can hurricanes tell us about education research?  Quite a bit, it seems.

This is not the first time I’ve referenced an article by Jason Samenow, weather editor for the Washington Post, and I suspect it won’t be the last.  489 more words

Framing My View

Phenomenology and constructionism are two outlooks for understanding and describing human experience in ways that can help humans (especially educators, designers, and makers) shape a better/more purposeful future. 544 more words

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"Objectively" Speaking

Today, those of us doing qualitative research about the education of engineers are enlarging the vocabulary of the engineering community, which has — by and large — thought of research as an objective, fact-finding, technical science. 481 more words

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വിദ്യാര്‍ത്ഥി രാഷ്ട്രീയം നിയന്ത്രിക്കണമോ?

(Mathrubhumi, 24 April, 2014- ചില മാന്യവായനക്കാരുടെ അഭിപ്രായങ്ങള്‍ക്ക് ഉള്ള മറുപടി കൂടി ഉള്‍ക്കൊള്ളിച്ചു കൊണ്ട്  ആദ്യ ലേഘനം മാറ്റി എഴുതിയത്).

ലോകത്തിന്റെ പല ഭാഗത്തും യുവജനത വിദ്യാര്‍ത്ഥിപ്രസ്ഥാനങ്ങളിലൂടെയും അല്ലാതെയും അതാതു രാജ്യങ്ങളിലെ തെറ്റായ സാമുഹ്യവ്യവസ്ഥക്കും അനാചാരങ്ങള്‍ക്കും സര്‍ക്കാര്‍ നയങ്ങള്‍ക്കുമെതിരെ പ്രതികരിച്ചിട്ടുണ്ട്. 54 more words

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Dr Petri Featured in EdCal

It’s always nice to see three years of your life condensed into 1,200 words. It was painful to shrink a 30,000 word tome into a short news article, but I hope the short format brings Teacher EO to a wider audience. 341 more words

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Knowledge is what you think with

I recently watched a video presentation by Andreas Schleicher, coordinator of the PISA programme at the OECD. It was one of those vision statements made in hushed tones that wowed the audience. 1,518 more words

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