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7 habits of highly effective teachers Always Prepped Blog

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“We’ve all heard about Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Some teachers out there may have heard of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers. To follow are our 7 habits of highly effective teachers who use technology…”

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Posted by on October 30, 2012 in Technology

 

Reading List | UnCollege

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Schools don’t have a monopoly on knowledge; you can teach yourself everything you need to know to succeed in life.  You can get a world-class education by reading the books listed below.  However, this list is in no way meant to replace college.  These books are just a place to start hacking your education.

This page lists all UnCollege-recommended books for easy bookmarking and reference.

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Posted by on October 30, 2012 in Education

 

Home – playDUcation

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The idea of playDUcation: your brain runs on fun! A new learning culture emerges. Pupils, parents, press and politicians are increasingly seeing the need for a new education paradigm.

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Posted by on October 30, 2012 in Technology

 

UnCollege – Hacking Your Education

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UnCollege is a social movement changing the notion that going to college is the only path to success.

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Posted by on October 30, 2012 in Technology

 

Marshall McLuhan: the global village

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Marshall McLuhan: the global village. He was a man of idioms and idiosyncrasies, deeply intelligent and a soothsayer. He had prescient knowledge of the Internet. Although educated in literature, Marshall McLuhan was known as a pop philosopher because his theories applied to mini-skirts and the twist. For his ability to keep up with the cutting edge, one colleague called him “The Runner.” Critics said he destroyed literary values. Today, McLuhan’s ideas are new again, applied to the electronic media that he predicted.
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Unschooling: the new class of learning

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Many parents are taking their children out of the formal school system in favour of a freer way of learning.

It is not home schooling, where the standard curriculum is taught by parents or tutors. They call it unschooling, where youngsters are encouraged to explore the things they want to learn about or for which they have a specific talent…
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Posted by on October 30, 2012 in Education

 

Google Cultural Institute

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Google Cultural Institute – “telling the stories behind major events of the last century, including Apartheid, D-Day and the Holocaust. The stories have been put together by 17 partners including museums and cultural foundations who have drawn on their archives of letters, manuscripts, first-hand video testimonials and much more. Much of the material is very moving—and some is on the Internet for the first time.”

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Posted by on October 21, 2012 in Technology

 
 
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