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  • What Is Empathy? And Why Is It So Important?
    • What Is Empathy? And Why Is It So Important for Educators? Schools must teach empathy, model empathy, and be places that nurture empathy.
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  • 3 Ways to Ensure Project Based Learning Accelerates School Transformation | Blog | Project Based Learning | BIE
    • For decades, our schools have been stuck in a model of learning that no longer serves the needs of our students as they encounter the uncertainty of a rapidly changing world. This inertia has been caused by a combination of contrarian forces: the political left and right, groups with special…
    • deeper learning, Deeper learning promotes, deeper learning experience, project-based learning experiences, Deeper Learning Network
  • The Fraction Splat! Series
    • Fraction Splats! have arrived!   The original Splat! post rocketed up to over 35,000 hits  in less than a month, which included over 19,000 lesson downloads!  All 50 lessons in the Splat! post involved whole numbers.  In this post, I’ve turned my attention to fractions, and have created 20 new…
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  • The Future of Education Archives
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    • early childhood, Matthew Lynch, education, Higher Education, early childhood education
  • I wonder what this person is experiencing right now or what this person has experienced in the past that makes them feel this way?
  • I can feel a certain way while honoring another person’s feelings too.
  • Empathy helps us think about the needs of others, and ultimately when we do this we are much more likely to have our needs met too.
  • Empathy brings people together in community.
  • Empathy is essential to developing stronger bonds between people.

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  • Two years ago, frustrated as many of us are by this lack of progress toward transforming education past a model built for the Industrial Age, I asked a simple question: Might there be some really big levers that could significantly transform education that dont require permission from, or empowerment by,…
  • Most educators, students, and parents value a model of deeper learning over the traditional model that has characterized our schools for the past 150 years.
  • Deeper learning promotes student engagement, inquiry, student choice, collaboration, authentic assessment, individualized learning pathways, and interdisciplinary courses.
  • At most schools, educators recognize that one of our best tools to implement a deeper learning experience is project-based work.
  • Here are three elements that I find distinguish powerful project-based learning experiences from those that just tweak a more traditional pedagogy: – – – – Organizations like the Buck Institute, Edutopia, and the Deeper Learning Network are packed with ideas, resources, and concrete examples of how to best design and…

Tags: deeper learning, Deeper learning promotes, deeper learning experience, project-based learning experiences, Deeper Learning Network

  • post involved whole numbers.
  • In this post, Ive turned my attention to fractions, and have created 20 new lessons for you to download!
  • Note: These lessons use a single splat along with a mixture of unit fractions and whole numbers.
  • which that appears at the same moment as the whole numbers and fractions.
  • which appear at the same moment as the whole numbers and fractions.

Tags: splat, multiple splats, Fraction Splat, single splat, original Splat

  • What will the schools of tomorrow be like?
  • But one thing we do know: schools are under pressure to keep up with the ceaselessly …

Tags: early childhood, Matthew Lynch, education, Higher Education, early childhood education

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