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Why We Need to Challenge Educational Status Quo

“In the early 1800s, Prussia created a top-down model of education to educate the masses with an emphasis on quantity not quality. This same model was imported to the United States in the mid 1800s, and now 150 years later, … Continue reading

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Why Kids Need Field Trips

“InĀ an experiment done in Arkansas, students went on a field trip to a new museum (financed with Wal-Mart money, in case that makes a difference to you) and were then monitored for their responses to a range of questions a … Continue reading

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Why Canada Needs Unique Approach to Online Ed

“Our education systems are different from those in the rest of the world, and differences between our education systems matter. In Canada, we have unique languages, social values, and past and present cultural stories to tell. I believe that our … Continue reading

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Why We Need More “Radioactive Spiders”

“Now, more than ever, education needs more radioactive spiders. Figuratively, of course. What we need is for more teachers to show students just how much possibility resides within them, and to then provide them with a safe space to find … Continue reading

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