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Archive: Nov 2012

  1. The Ultimate Learning Game Championship: Lego vs. Minecraft

    Who is The Ultimate Learning Game Champion: the cheeky upstart video game, or the legendary IRL building blocks? Let’s figure it out. Gamification as a learning strategy is great news for everyone – especially for K-12 schools where play tops the list of things that stimulate students. As many a teacher will attest, finding a [...]

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  2. Can Homeschooling Survive 21st Century Education Trends?

    Homeschooling may look great by the performance numbers – but does it align well with 21st Century classroom education trends? There’s a flood of support for homeschooling across the United States and Canada. It saves tax payer dollars (kind of), kids are less distracted and able to concentrate more on learning and therefore perform better, [...]

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  3. Does Education Revolution = Economic Revolution? The Fed thinks so

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says US teachers hold the power for future economic prosperity On August 7th, hundreds of teachers from across the U.S. attended The Federal Reserve’s Teacher Town Hall, an open-floor panel discussion Q & A session with the Fed’s Chairman, Ben Bernanke. The panel presentation focused on the critical role teachers [...]

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