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Building a school for the digital natives generation

Kirsti Lonka
2017

How do you create engaging learning environments? Recent attempts to reform Finnish schoolsSummary of ideas Some thoughts on education in FinlandIt is a system where the...

The Problem Solvers: from teaching students to follow instructions to preparing students to identify and solve problems

Charles Leadbeater
2016

SummaryThe aim of education has to be to achieve success in life, considering success in its broadest sense. But we live in times where the future is uncertain, where past trends...

The Edcamp movement: a peer-to-peer learning initiative for educators

Kristen Swanson
2016

Summary of ideasWhat are the key elements that make adult learning meaningful?Learning that is self-led and autonomous. We choose what and how we want to learn. Social. To learn,...

How should we build resilient schools to foster all students' learning?

Boris Cyrulnik
2016

SummaryWhat is resilience?Neuroscience has shown that after suffering a situation that has caused extreme emotional pain, brain functions are disrupted and the brain does not work...

Revolutionize schools with design thinking and play. How a New York public school is transforming learning.

Ross Flatt
2016

SummaryWhat are the elements of games that are useful in the learning process?The creation of experiences that make the learning process irresistible.It is a question of applying...

Strategies to learn how to be an excellent teacher

Doug Lemov
2015

Doug Lemov believes in promoting the work of the many teachers who, as individuals, put into practice initiatives to achieve great results. These initiatives are, at times,...

School wars: Is state education in Europe at risk?

Melissa Benn
2015

SUMMARY"Don't look at England; it's not a good model"What is the current status of education in England?It is driven by neo-liberal criteria. Competitiveness is the overriding...

Neuroscience and education: How can we play, learn and be more creative?

Paul Howard-Jones
2015

SummaryA dialogue needs to take place between neuroscientists and educators particularly with regard to breaking neuromyths - theories that have become deep-rooted among teachers...

Cooperative learning in action: strategies that work in the classroom

Nancy A. Madden
2015

 SummaryNancy Madden developed a line of research in the 1980s at John Hopkins University aimed at finding practical actions to increase educational success for students from...

How can we build an engaged educational community? How can we fight disaffection with school?

Valerie Hannon
2014

Main ideasThe problem of disaffection with education that many students experience is a concern around the world, both in countries with good academic results and those with more...

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