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Submitted by: Jessie Voights, PhD, publisher, WanderingEducators, founder, Teen Travel Blogging Program, co-founder, WritingWalkingWomen.

Dr. Jessie Voigts from Wandering Educators recently reviewed Landmark360 expert blogger Vanessa Rodriguez’s latest release, “The Teaching Brain: An Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education”. 756 more words

Higher Education's Biggest Challenge?

education = meta-learning + change

I’ve been looking at the 2015 NMC Horizon Report: Higher Education Edition, which charts the biggest near- and longer-term trends across the post-secondary landscape. 221 more words

Post-secondary Education

Oh Sundays

If you listened to last week’s episode of This American Life you heard a moving story of the gap between two groups of kids only 3 miles apart in the Bronx. 403 more words


The ‘what, why and how’ of research engagement – NFER’s new resource for schools

By Julie Nelson

According to a recent NFER blog post by Deputy Headteacher Alex Quigley, engaging with research is a potentially powerful tool to support change and autonomy in schools. 893 more words


Developing research leads in schools: The Janus-faced role of a research lead

researchED: Research leads network day, Cambridge. March 14th 2015

 source: commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Janus_coin.png

In a brief stop-over between Sydney and Dubai, Tom Bennett was surprised and delighted to discover so many teachers prepared to ‘give up a Saturday’ to come and explore the role of a research lead. 1,802 more words

How classroom design influences learning

Interesting piece in my email this week:

A new study has shown that the physical characteristics of primary schools affect the progress of students in reading, writing, and maths. 178 more words


Crafting Lisbon

My Friday visit to the architecture school of the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) was icing on the cake after a week of engineering interviews, conducted across the bay from Lisbon at Escola Superior de Tecnologia do Barreiro (a branch of the Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, where I had interviewed students their experiences as engineering students as part of my Marie Curie research project). 275 more words

Education Research