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Taking Class Outdoors with Environmental Education

Taking Class Outdoors with Environmental Education

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Is private education good for society? | The Economist

Is private education good for society? | The Economist

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There is a big boom in private education all over the world, you see it in schooling numbers so the numbers of people going to private primary has gone up from 10 to 17% over the last 15 years. Secondary has gone up from nine to 27% and then if you look in particular countries, […]

Education Vs. Schooling: Is it The Same? – Learn Liberty

Education Vs. Schooling: Is it The Same? – Learn Liberty

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Think back to your time in high school. Did you ever feel that you were in prison? Did you ever feel that you were in a machine that had its own purposes and goals and had no relation to what you actually wanted to do or achieve? If you did then you shouldn’t be surprised, […]

The Virtual Classroom: Online Learning

The Virtual Classroom: Online Learning

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>>Teacher: So boys and girls, right now what we’re gonna do is we’re gonna log onto the internet, but I know–>>Narrator: The internet has facilitated a whole new world of learning.>>Teacher: Where is Miss Junie to right now?>>Costa Rica.>>Costa Rica, good.>>Narrator: Connecting people and cultures that are worlds apart.>>[singing].>>Narrator: Increasingly, the internet also provides an […]

Emotion in Education: An Interview with Maurice Elias

Emotion in Education: An Interview with Maurice Elias

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>>Social emotional learning started out as I think, a little hobby that some people had. It was an idea that we thought would be a good thing to help kids feel better about themselves and maybe prevent some problems. But as we started to study the impact of this, we began to realize that this […]

Susan Patrick: Why Online Learning Is a Smart Solution

Susan Patrick: Why Online Learning Is a Smart Solution

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>>Susan: The United States spends more money on education than any other country in the world except for Switzerland, and yet we still have these huge disparities in opportunities between kids, and mostly, it’s based on a student’s zip code or what neighborhood they live in. It’s tied to their family background, what kind of […]

One Teacher’s Take: How Holly Mortimer Took Her Teaching Career Online

One Teacher’s Take: How Holly Mortimer Took Her Teaching Career Online

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>>Holly: The objectives for this lesson are to understand the concepts of water scarcity and water shortages.>>I’m Holly Mortimer. I live in Boise, Idaho, and I teach high school online for three different schools, and I work from home.>>I get up about 6:45, 7:00, and I make coffee and get my son up and get […]