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The Emotional Weight of Being Graded, for Better or Worse | MindShift | KQED New...
As most parents know, kids respond emotionally to the grades they receive — and well beyond the jubilation that goes with an A+ or the despair that accompanies a D. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  change  education  grading  gwg  Delicious 
october 2016 by arvind
www.nytimes.com
The answer was extremely basic. The rule was simply: Each number must be larger than the one before it. 5, 10, 20 satisfies the rule, as does 1, 2, 3 and -17, 14.6, 845. Children in kindergarten can understand this rule. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  21apples  change  gwg  science  Delicious 
august 2015 by arvind
Compelling read about how blogging/Tweeting leaders don't inherently have it all...
via fastcompany.com This is as much a note to myself as to any of my readers, but ed tech folks need to be careful about promising too much to leaders who agree to blog 'n' tweet. Jo ...
blog  change  college  education  fastcompany  johnmaeda  risd  socialmedia  twitter  Delicious 
april 2011 by arvind
Kiran Bir Sethi teaches kids to take change the world and brought me to tears at...
via ted.com Kiran Bir Sethi's TED talk about empowering young people to change their local community was beyond inspiring. She tend wrote up the strategy, translated it into 8 language ...
change  contest  design  schools  students  teachers  ted  tedx  tedxnyed  video  Delicious 
march 2011 by arvind
Technology just changed. Now it changed again. You can only try to keep up.
via youtube.com A great video with French kids looking at technologies from the past 30 years trying to figure out what they are. It's almost scary, and I'm a technologist!
We as teache ...
change  kids  teachers  technology  video  Delicious 
february 2011 by arvind
The School Reform Initiative
The School Reform Initiative creates transformational learning communities that are fiercely committed to educational equity and excellence.
school  change  education  21apples  reform  teachers  adults  pedagogy  collaboration  professional  development  profdev  Delicious 
january 2011 by arvind
Teaching For Change | Building social justice starting in the classroom
a wonderful resource for educators to develop themselves in social justice teaching practice. Lesson plans, curricula, professional development, and more.
diversity  education  21apples  teachers  resources  activism  history  change  student  books  schools  lessons  ethics  nycist  social  equity  teaching  curriculum  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
New to agile? Keep it very simple
6 tips for making an agile implementation. Of anything
agile  GTD  productivity  project  implementation  change  21apples  Delicious 
november 2009 by arvind
YouTube - Did You Know 4.0
powerful video on new media, technology, the Internet and how it is impacting our lives
technology  video  web  education  youtube  media  internet  social  digital  information  twitter  future  change  Delicious 
september 2009 by arvind
Flickr for Good
Flickr is donating 10,000 1-year Flickr pro accounts for good causes
Flickr  Yahoo  cool  nonprofit  social  change  photography  news  education  21apples  justice  Delicious 
january 2009 by arvind
YouTube - Learning to change
fantastic video on the future of education
video  change  education  kids  pedagogy  technology  21apples  Delicious 
may 2008 by arvind
50 Ways to Green Your business - Sustainability - Green business - Environment
an article on steps companies have taken to make their businesses more environmentally friendly
business  change  environment  green  Delicious 
november 2007 by arvind
Teaching for social justice
Wikipedia article on teaching for social justice, Paulo Freire's theory on social change through education
change  education  social  Freire  justice  Delicious 
march 2007 by arvind
Change.org
a social networking site for nonprofits and social change organizations. people who are interested in these issues should sign up
activism  change  community  network  nonprofit  social  web2.0  education  21apples  justice  Delicious 
february 2007 by arvind
Clamor Magazine :: your DIY guide to everyday revolution
great online and print magazine about marginalized peoples groups and the fights they are engaged in.
activism  magazine  news  social  change  justice  Delicious 
november 2006 by arvind
United Nations Volunteering - Online Volunteering
Volunteers from all over the world are helping organizations that serve communities in developing countries -- but without leaving their own communities. These online volunteers translate documents, write articles, research data, build web sites, mentor y
activism  community  development  nonprofit  social  online  web  technology  tc-civics  change  justice  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Global Kids : Young people becoming active agents of change in their communities...
The mission of Global Kids is to prepare urban youth to become global citizens and community leaders. Global Kids, Inc. works to ensure that young people of diverse backgrounds have the knowledge, skills, and experiences they need to succeed in the workpl
tc-civics  community  education  students  nyc  social  nonprofit  change  justice  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
TakingITGlobal - Inspire. Inform. Involve.
TakingITGlobal.org is a global online community, providing youth with inspiration to make a difference, a source of information on issues, opportunities to take action, and a bridge to get involved locally, nationally and globally. Membership is free of
tc-civics  social  education  students  teachers  community  change  justice  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
TakingITGlobal - Student Voices
Student voices are key. Education has become an essential tool for those fighting against poverty, those promoting sustainable development and those simply trying to make sense of and survive in an increasingly complex world. At the same time, it is becom
tc-civics  education  social  community  media  images  blog  students  teachers  change  justice  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
VolunteerMatch: Where Volunteering Begins
VolunteerMatch is a leader in the nonprofit world dedicated to helping everyone find a great place to volunteer. The organization offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic en
activism  community  nonprofit  social  web  tc-civics  teachers  students  change  justice  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
A Force More Powerful
great site for nonviolence. they have a book, a documentary, and a video game, all about using nonviolent means to affect change. also an interactive website.
activism  games  software  windows  book  media  documentary  21apples  peace  education  change  justice  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind

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