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International Study: Expanding Private Schooling Increases Kids' Brainpower, Political Freedom

While many politicians assume parents don’t know enough to make smart choices about where and how to educate their kids, two new international studies find that the level of private school enrollment in a country is directly related to significantly higher levels of student achievement and political freedom. 281 more words


Feb '17 issue of Educational Leadership on literacy.

The February 2017 issue of Educational Leadership is a theme issue titled Literacy in Every Classroom and it is NOW available full text in our journal database. 44 more words

Numeracy - Skills for Life

I just watched this very interesting, and slightly alarming, TedX talk by Alan Smith. It drew my interest because of the title: Why You Should Love Statistics… 290 more words


Deeper Learning

From AIR‘s spotlight on deeper learning:

“The combination of (1) a deeper understanding of core academic content, (2) the ability to apply that understanding to novel problems and situations, and (3) the development of a range of competencies, including people skills and self control, is called… 101 more words

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PSEER Centre Call For Proposals

The Physical Science & Engineering Education Research (PSEER) Centre has opened a call for proposals for funding for new research projects in the general field of physical science and engineering education research within the… 63 more words

Instagram in school

Introduced the new school Instagram account yesterday.  There are multiple issues with Instagram as an educational device, but equally lots of possibilities.

Firstly, I posted a work from last year, created by a highly talented student from last year (now on foundation course).   202 more words

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New UNESCO document on school violence & bullying

UNESCO has released an 2017 document titled School Violence and Bullying: A Global Perspective. Pages 8-11 provide a summary of the content and include sections titled: 59 more words