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What books could inspire students to ask questions?
Dr. Fischler's book on the web: Transform-Education.com
What books and questions could inspire teachers to move away from lectures and toward becoming "guides on the side"?
Dan Pink Free Agent Nation,
A Whole New Mind
To Sell is Human
The Tipping Point
The World is Flat
Hot Flat and Crowded
Neil Postman Teaching as a Subversive Activity
|This book is an example|
Brainsmart.org has excellent materials for engaging students... and the tips help their "metacognition" (they will observe better how they think).
Postman and Weingartner
Websites to inspire teachers
ASCD.org, publishers of The Big Picture: Education Is Everybody’s Business (2004) by Dennis Littky and Samantha Grabelle, ISBN 978-0871209719
EdReform.com, Center for Education Reform
EdReformer.com, Tom vander Ark’s blog
edSpresso.com, newsletter, served hot with a twist
emaginos.com, Jack Taub’s site
RevLearning.com, vander Ark’s investment group
EssentialSchools.org, Coalition of Essential Schools, formed by the late Ted Sizer
GatesFoundation.org, funding for education reform
GuideontheSide.com, Steve McCrea, teacher training workshops
PZ.harvard.edu, Project Zero, Harvard University, teacher training
QBESchool.com, Will Sutherland, innovative curricula
QualifiedByExperience.com, Sutherland's consulting site
Cofradiaschool.com, Ben Udy's English school in Honduras (using John Corlette's educational philosophy, JohnCorlette.com)
Look at this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4mmHQzklrA&feature=youtu.be
StudentsFirst.org, Michelle Rhee (former superintendent of Washington, DC schools)
theLearningWeb.net, Gordon Dryden, New Zealand, author of The Learning Web with Jeannette Vos: How to quit school at 14 and eventually write a top-selling book about learning.
some philosophy of education
TheStudentIstheClass.com, Dr. Abraham Fischler
2mminutes.com, Two Million Minutes, Robert A. Compton’s project
WhatDoYaKNow.com, Dennis Yuzenas, master teacher and trainer, developer of workshops integrating digital portfolios
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Why is Dan Pink's work so useful? Visit these sites and see why his work connects the reader to the the world of work...
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