Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days:
Five years ago, Nobel Peace prize laureate Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education. Now, she’s been accepted to the University of Oxford to study philosophy, politics, and economics.
Humility. Honesty. Balance. TeachThought shares eight aspects to consider when striving to grow and improve as a teacher.
“The key to personalized learning is the idea of the teacher transferring ownership of learning to students so they can become self-directed learners.” Educators in Atlanta reflect on what they’ve learned from their transition to a personalized learning model.
“We all have a stake in the next generation of leaders because we are the ones responsible for ensuring they are equipped for success. That starts with creating innovative solutions for our schools, students and ourselves.” Aaliyah Samuel discusses how state governors can help guide education reform.
“Knowledge is only useful insofar as students tend to use that knowledge as they grow into adults that live through doing so. Studying philosophy or physics or poetry but not living through them–that’s the difference between knowledge and academics.” TeachThought covers four knowledge domains that can change students and communities.
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