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Don’t let the bullies win! Give ‘Bully’ a PG-13 instead of an R rating! (by Katy Butler)

Why This Is Important ( From http://www.change.org) I’m speaking out for all those students who suffer every day at school. When I was in 7th grade, a few guys came up behind me while putting my books in my locker. … Continue reading Continue reading

Ten Eclectic China Blogs you should follow

From: (http://cnreviews.com/people/bloggers/interesting-china-blogroll_20090421.html) Wangjianshuo.com Stylites in Beijing RedBox Review IfGoGo.com Expatriate Games China Youth Watch chinaSMACK 88 Bar (八八吧) 6 56minus1 (伍拾陸 minus 壹) 1.  Wangjianshuo Wangjianshuo’s blog, one of the first and most consistently posting English blogs written by a native Chinese … Continue reading Continue reading

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Designing a Learning-Centered Syllabus

Designing a Learning-Centered Syllabus
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Diversity in Learning: A Vision for the New Millennium, Part 1 & Part 2

Diversity in Learning: A Vision for the New Millennium, Part 1
Diversity in Learning: A Vision for the New Millennium, Part 2
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45,000 caught cheating at Britain’s universities

(http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/45000-caught-cheating-at-britains-universities-7555109.html) Tens of thousands of students in universities across Britain have been caught cheating in exams and coursework – and the trend is on the rise, according to a investigation by The Independent on Sunday. Over the past three years, more … Continue reading Continue reading

Welcome back from Spring Break

History of Authentic Pedagogy:

Authentic learning/teaching/assessment is not a single educational theory. The theoretical approach of John Dewey (1859-1952), the founder of the philosophical school of pragmatism, grew into Inquiry-based education. The 1994 School-to-Work Opportunities Act articulated an education reform strategy that included innovative … Continue reading Continue reading

What is Authentic Pedagogy?

Authentic Pedagogy was first defined as instruction and assessment which promoted authentic student achievement. Authentic student achievement refers to intellectual accomplishments that are worthwhile, significant, and meaningful – such as those produced by successful adults in today’s work force. Authentic … Continue reading Continue reading