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MAAP The Future

This page will show interesting articles about the future of education. This page contains a brief summary, a link to the article, and a link to a page where we can discuss the article. We hope you find this page interesting and useful.

To have discussions we are using the Collaborize Classroom apps WeJITS. You can view the discussions without signing into the app, but to participate in the discussions you need to set up an account and sign in. This can easily be done with either your Google, Facebook, or email account. You will also need to allow popups to work for this app. This setting can be found in your browser settings.

 

October 2017


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Want Change In Education? Look Beyond The Usual Suspects (Like Finland)

These three ideas have something in common. Each is part of a distinct global effort underway right now to identify important innovations in education.

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War on Education

Here is a provactive article in the October issue of the Atlantic discussing the latest war on education that we see in the press.

Americans Have Given Up on Public Schools. That’s a Mistake

This article points out that public education has always been under attack. What is different currently is that education is being referred to more as an individual benefit rather than a public good. How can we as educators fight this trend. Please enter into the discusssion.

Discussion Page for "The Atlantic Article on the War On Public Education"

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How Do We Learn?

Here is an interesting YouTube video discussing how we learn.

How Do We Learn

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What is Pedagogy?

Here is an excellent article on the historical origins of the term pedagogy, and what it could mean for teachers today. Here is a link to the article, and a link to a discussion page, if you would like to enter into a discussion on the article.

What is Pedagoy

Discussion Page for "What is Pedagogy?

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