Beyond the Moon in Education: ‘…not because it is easy, but because it is hard’
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Beyond the Moon in Education: ‘…not because it is easy, but because it is hard’

Originally posted on It's All About the View:
It has been nearly 45 years since we first landed on the moon on July 20, 1969.  Say what you want about the 1960’s, but the one thing the decade most certainly got right was its ability to encourage children to dream big. Somewhere between JFK’s…

Why Personalization?
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Why Personalization?

By Susan B. Rose, Personalized Learning Coordinator at Grandview Preparatory School The days of one specific curriculum recipe satisfying the needs of each student are over.  The educational structures set up for educating masses of children during the industrial era are not relevant today.  Scott Barry Kaufman (2013) proposes we consider students’ “personal characteristics and … Continue reading

Too School for Cool- The top 3 things that Everybody who is Anybody needs to know about Anything
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Too School for Cool- The top 3 things that Everybody who is Anybody needs to know about Anything

Originally posted on It's All About the View:
Everybody has been a nobody at one time or another.  This is universally true. Unless you live in NYC or LA –in which case, since your city can get by simply on its initials, you are already an ‘anybody’ (bypassing the ‘nobody’ stage altogether). For the…

It’s more than “just P.E.”
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It’s more than “just P.E.”

Browse any fitness blog or education twitter feed and you’re sure to find discussions about the implications of childhood obesity and the changing face of education.  Health and education are in the news all across the nation as schools grapple with budget cuts, the implementation of Common Core standards, and the quintessential question: how can … Continue reading