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Billionaires Push School Privatization

President Donald Trump visited a private religious school in Florida on March 2, 2017, signaling once again that his education agenda will focus on school choice. 1,929 more words

Education

Navigating the Scylla and Charybdis of Research in Education

Teaching children according to their individual ‘learning style’ does not achieve better results,” reports Sally Weale, “and should be ditched by schools in favour of evidence-based practice, according to leading scientists.” 1,309 more words

Education

Self-Reg: a Summary in #Sketchnotes

Earlier this month, TeachOntario provided Professional Learning Series session with Stuart Shanker, author of Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage With Life, 101 more words

Art Education

Teacher Quality: A Reader in 2017

Let me start with a full disclosure: Lawrence Baines is a colleague and friend with whom I have collaborated on several book projects and presentations. So I want to offer some friendly concerns about his thoughtful  535 more words

Education

Oaxaca: Nochixtlan Victims' Committee Denounces “Murder Attempt” against Two Members

Victims’ Committee Communiqué

On March 6, the president of the Victims’ Committee for Justice and Truth June 19 of Nochixtlan (COVIC in its Spanish acronym), denounced… 353 more words

Human Rights

Beyond Capitalist Education: An Interview with Nadim Bakhshov

Nadim Bakhshov has taken just under thirty years to develop a new category and field of mathematics that overturns the conceptual prejudices of the past four hundred years. 4,445 more words
Interviews

Educating America’s Twenty-First Century Workforce

The nature of work in America is changing, with increasingly sophisticated automation, advanced digital platforms, and other technological innovations serving as a catalyst.  And these transformations are only adding to the challenges facing the American labor force and its readiness to succeed at work, especially younger workers who are relying on their secondary educations to jump-start their careers.   1,117 more words

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